Loading…
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsLocal
Published: Thursday, 10/28/2010

Ex-superintendent's suit against Bellevue tossed

BLADE STAFF

A federal lawsuit brought against Bellevue schools by former Superintendent William “Bud” Martin has been dismissed.

U.S. District Court Judge Jack Zouhary dismissed the suit last week, saying the school board did not violate Mr. Martin's constitutional rights by firing him after finding he had violated the district's policy on sexual harassment and created a hostile workplace.

“The Board of Education is pleased with this result,” Daniel Mason, attorney for the board, said in a statement. “The federal court has confirmed that Mr. Martin was indeed given his legal rights prior to termination under federal law.”



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.



Poll