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Former Substitute Teacher Sues Mount Vernon Schools Over Firing

A former Mount Vernon substitute teacher is suing the Mount Vernon school district, accusing them of firing her for making a sexual harassment complaint.
A former Mount Vernon substitute teacher is suing the Mount Vernon school district, accusing them of firing her for making a sexual harassment complaint. Photo Credit: File photo

MOUNT VERNON, N. Y. -- A former Mount Vernon substitute teacher filed a lawsuit accusing the school district of firing her in retaliation for her sexual harassment complaint, according to Lohud.com.

In a federal civil rights lawsuit filed recently, Lovetta S. Nelson accused school officials of retaliation and discrimination when they fired her in 2013 after she made a sexual harassment complaint. According to court papers, her claim was investigated and dismissed, Lohud.com reported.

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