DOVER, Del. (AP) - A federal magistrate has ruled against a former Appoquinimink High School principal who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the school district.
The judge on Tuesday granted summary judgment to the district, ruling that Felicia Duggins had failed to prove that she was the victim of racial discrimination, disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or retaliation for taking medical leave.
Duggins served for two years as Appoquinimink High School's first principal, but she received poor performance and leadership evaluations and was demoted in 2009 to assistant principal at Middletown High School.
Duggins claimed that she was treated unfairly because she suffered from anxiety and depression, exacerbated by a hostile racial climate, and that she was discriminated against because she is black.
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:24 AM EDT2013-05-25 14:24:55 GMT
CAPE MAY, New Jersey -Due to gale force winds, Cape May - Lewes Ferry officials have cancelled all operations for May 25. The ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape Ma and historic Lewes is expectedMore
Due to gale force winds, Cape May - Lewes Ferry officials have cancelled all operations for May 25.More
Friday, May 24 2013 1:34 PM EDT2013-05-24 17:34:05 GMT
WILMINGTON, Del.– Authorities say a Middletown-area registered sex offender has been arrested following a Delaware Child Predator Task Force investigation into the online distribution of child pornography. AccordingMore
Authorities say a Middletown-area registered sex offender has been arrested following a Delaware Child Predator Task Force investigation into the online distribution of child pornography.More
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:22 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:22:25 GMT
NEW YORK (AP)- This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds. The good news: At some U.S.More
Parents magazine recently named America's 10 best beach towns.
And Rehoboth Beach made the list. The beach town was named as one of several family vacation hotspots