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.

    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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