Hope Moffett heads back to the classroom today

    Hope Moffett heads back to school today, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

    On Friday, the Philadelphia School District decided not to fire the teacher, who found herself in trouble after allowing students to leave school and attend a charter school conversion protest at district headquarters without their parents’ permission.

    As part of the settlement, Moffett will read a statement to her students that will also be mailed to their parents. Moffett calls it a statement, The district calls it an apology.

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