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High School Principal Sued After Religious Freedom Infringement Claims

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KSNT) — Junction City High School principal, Melissa Sharp, has been suspended indefinitely with pay, following an incident with a student wearing a hijab.

On Oct. 21, a student was told to remove her hijab by a hall monitor at Junction City High School. The monitor is an adult employee of the school, according to a district spokesperson. The student also claimed she talked to Sharp on the day of the incident, who asked her to write down a couple sentences on the meaning of the hijab to avoid confusion in the future.

Following the incident, district Superintendent Reginald Eggleston announced he was launching an investigation into the allegations.

Read the source article at KSNT.com Topeka Local News & Weather

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