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Teacher Fired After Calling Parent A Terrorist

Last updated on Thursday, May 15, 2008

(MICHIGAN CITY) - A Michigan City High School social studies teacher accused of calling the Muslim father of one of his students a terrorist won’t be back next school year.

The Michigan City area schools board voted Tuesday to end the contract of John Scheimann, who has taught in the district for 19 years.

The girl's father has filed a lawsuit against Scheimann and the school district seeking unspecified damages.

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