Ex-Mifflin director got $200,000 to drop suit, resign [Reading Eagle, Pa.]
|By Liam Migdail-Smith, Reading Eagle, Pa.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
According to the district's settlement with
As part of the deal, the district must give Dombrowski a neutral reference for future jobs and try to withdraw an ethics complaint it made against her.
Dombrowski can't take any future legal action or ever work for the district again. She may not return to the school board until at least 2019.
The school board simultaneously approved the settlement and accepted Dombrowski's resignation Monday but would not discuss details of the settlement. The Reading Eagle obtained the settlement Friday through a Right-to-Know Law request.
Dombrowski also said she could not comment on the settlement, but said she was happy to have been able to work with the district.
"It's been an honor, and I really enjoyed serving the Gov.
Dombrowski was elected to the board in
Mifflin officials said then that she was fired from the
Dombrowski said she was acting under a subpoena when she accessed the files.
She contended she was fired because she was friendly with and testified on behalf of another administrator who sued the district for racial discrimination in 2009.
Between her firing and election to the school board, Dombrowski filed charges against the district with the
The district plans to seek candidates to fill Dombrowski's seat through the end of the year and make an appointment at its meeting
Whoever is appointed must run for election this year to stay on for the remainder of Dombrowski's term, which ends
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