(TAMPA BAY TIMES) — TAMPA — Without discussion, the Hillsborough County School Board voted 6-0 on Tuesday to suspend a music teacher accused of duct-taping a kindergartener's eyes.
The next step: firing teacher Lindsay Blanc.
The 29-year-old, who earns $42,000 a year, remained on the payroll and was working at the district's Manhattan administrative center. But as of the board's vote, she was suspended without pay. In April, she was removed from the classroom at Potter Elementary School because of the duct-tape allegation.
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