School owner blames ex-employees for incidents

    The owner of an alternative education company says fired employees are to blame for violence at a southeastern Pennsylvania school.

    David Shulick filed a complaint in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court last week against six former staffers he says are behind a pair of disturbances at Delaware Valley High School.

    Shulick says employees fired Sept. 14 incited a student’s spitting tantrum and 10-student walkout on Sept. 17 and another incident the following day.

    Shulick declined to discuss the suit with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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    The school contracts with the Reading School District for alternative education. The six fired employees previously worked at a Philadelphia campus before the city schools ended Delaware Valley’s contract.

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