십이월에 2020, a few of the girls in Moore’s fifth-grade class told her that “one of the boys in the class was touching them inappropriately and staring at them in ways that made them uncomfortable,” [object Window].
무어 “즉시” told the principal, and the principal suggested that she tell the girls’ 부모님, the suit said.
2 주 후, the principal suggested that Moore “segregate her classroom by gender, seating all the boys on one side of the classroom and all the girls on the other.” the complaint says.
The principal also told her to notify the parents of the boy who was allegedly harassing the girls, according to the suit.
무어 “strongly disagreed” with the class segregation but followed the principal’s instructions, according to the suit.
The principal made no other efforts to “investigate the female students’ complaints, correct the behavior of the accused male student, or protect female students from further sexual harassment,” the suit alleges.
“The segregation of Ms. Moore’s classroom upset both her students and their parents,” the suit said. “Both the school and Ms. Moore received multiple complaints from parents about the segregated classroom and the negative effect it was having on their children,” the suit added.
1 월 2021, Moore’s students were interviewed one by one outside her classroom, but Moore didn’t know why, 소송은 말한다.
Moore was told “the ‘investigation’ revealed a ‘harmonious classroom,’ and that it was time to ‘reintegrate’ the students.”
2 주 후, a replacement teacher showed up to Moore’s classroom, saying Moore had requested to be transferred, despite Moore never requesting a transfer from Parley’s Park Elementary, the suit said. 잠시 후, the principal showed up and said it was all a “misunderstanding.”
다음날, Moore was required to report to the principal’s office first thing, the suit said. 그녀가 도착했을 때, 소송은 말한다, “she was ‘being given the opportunity’ to transfer to a different school.”
While the district’s director of human resources said the transfer was an “opportunity,” Moore felt as though the transfer was not optional, according to the suit.
“Ms. Moore was not given any choice in the matter,” the suit said.
“No teacher should be retaliated against for protecting their students,” Moore said in a news release from her attorney. “I am concerned for the safety of our Park City School District students.”
Moore is asking for lost wages and benefits along with punitive damages and legal fees, 다른 것들 사이, according to the suit. She’s also requested a trial before a jury.
Utah’s attorney general’s office is representing the school district in the case, according to Richard Piatt, the director of communications for the attorney general’s office.