Updated: Jan 19, 2019
After being fired, Donna Cockrel filed a complaint against the Shelby County Board of Education and Superintendent in the Shelby County Circuit Court on April 13, 1998. This complaint alleged a failure by same to comply with due process during Plaintiff's appeal and evaluation process. Among her requested relief in said complaint, was that her performance evaluation for the 1996-97 school year be declared null and void and removed from her personnel file. She further requested that any decision relying upon said evaluation also be declared void.
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