KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Days after an all-night public meeting, a Harrisonville High School teacher’s future remains up in the air.
On Tuesday, the district held a public forum to discuss an alleged slur made in April by science teacher John Magoffin.
Magoffin himself was among those who spoke at the meeting, which lasted until 5 a.m. the following morning.
Despite the lengthy discussion, no decision has been announced by the district’s Board of Education, though the district itself is seeking to terminate Magoffin.
On Friday, a district spokesperson said the board is waiting for receipt of the hearing transcript, a process that could take up to 10 days from the hearing, or Friday, June 25.
The board would then have an additional seven days to come to a decision, which would mean a decision may not be made until July.
Though the meeting date would be made public, the board would make the decision during a closed session. They would be required to notify the teacher of their decision within three days.