Eye on Education

Gay Former Catholic School Teacher Reaches Settlement With Diocese

Carla Hale, the Bishop Watterson High School teacher who was fired after her female partner’s name appeared in Hale’s mother’s obituary, will not return to the classroom.

As part of an agreement reached during mediation earlier this month, Hale will drop her claims against the diocese and the church will acknowledge Hale’s 20 years of service to the school.

Hale’s attorney Tom Tootle would neither confirm nor deny whether she received any money as part of the settlement.

Read more at: wosu.org

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