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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A teacher at Kernan Middle School allegedly used a racial slur during a conversation with students, according to an investigative report.
The principal of the school contacted the Office of Equity and Inclusion/Professional Standards after receiving a complaint from a student's parent.
DCPS approved last night recommended 10 day suspension of local teacher without pay for... pic.twitter.com/igt3Wd4gI0— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) March 7, 2018
Teacher David Swinyar is accused of using the N-word with his students. He also allegedly said to students, "You should not be dating all these different African-American boys because they are not worth it."
Swinyar was also accused of demeaning students by calling them "idiots" last October, according to the report.
A 10-day suspension without pay for Swinyar was approved Tuesday night by the Duval County School Board.