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White Teacher Wins $350K After School Bias Lawsuit

White Teacher Wins $350K After School Bias Lawsuit

A former teacher from Prince George's County in Maryland won $350,000 after accusing the school system of discriminating against him because he is white. 

According to The Washington Post, Jon Everhart alleged that a black principal forced him out of his job because of his race. 

"Justice was served," he said. "I feel as though I have been vindicated."

Everhart said he faced years of racial harassment from the Largo High School principal, who repeatedly told staff and students that she planned to fire him. 

"She called me 'poor white trash' and 'white b----'," he said. "Her behavior was outlandish."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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