A white administrator at Westside High School recently filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Richmond County school superintendent, claiming she was denied a job as adult education director because of her race.
The plaintiff contends the superintendent has a history of discriminating against white employees. The applicant also argued that she’s certified and experienced in the field, qualifications the other winning candidate lacked. (The woman promoted to the position is black and the daughter of the school board president.)
In the lawsuit, the plaintiff also claims the school board abdicated responsibility by acting on the superintendent’s recommendations without reviewing them.