Non-Spanish-Speaking Teacher Sues School For Not Hiring Her as Spanish Teacher
Tracy Rosner has been a third grade teacher at Coral Reef Elementary school in Palmetto Bay, Florida for the past 10 years. Last year she applied for a promotion to teach in a program where kids learn a second language.
One of the requirements for the job is to teach the kids Spanish for an hour a day, but Tracy doesn't speak any Spanish, so she didn't get the job. And now she's suing for discrimination.
She says she didn't get the job, "because of her race and national origin as a non-Hispanic individual who was not a fluent and native Spanish speaker."
She says the school could've given her the promotion and hired someone else to teach the hour of Spanish, which really doesn't make a lot of sense. The lawsuit isn't asking for a specific amount of money, she's leaving that up to the courts to decide.
Read more at The Guardian.