Rye Schools Bring Disciplinary Charges Against Teacher

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The Rye school district has brought disciplinary charges against one of the four teachers who allegedly assisted students during standardized testing last year.
The Rye school district has brought disciplinary charges against one of the four teachers who allegedly assisted students during standardized testing last year. Photo Credit: File

RYE, N.Y. -- The Rye school district has brought disciplinary charges against a third-grade teacher who was placed on administrative leave amid allegations of improper coaching to students during testing, according to LoHud.com. 

The charges against Dana Coppola allege she assisted students who were taking the English language arts test by either giving hints or clues that would help them find the answer, LoHud.com reported. 

Coppola recently joined Carin Mehler in a lawsuit against the district and individual board members for compensatory and punitive damages. The two are seeking $4 million. 

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