KCPS Worker Fired In Student Attendance Scandal Sues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fired Kansas City Public Schools secretary who was among several employees accused of falsifying attendance data in a bid to help the district regain accreditation is suing.  LaQuyn Collier says in a lawsuit filed recently in Jackson County Circuit Court that district administrators retaliated against her and in December fired her after she told investigators that the practice of faking student attendance records was district-wide and initiated by district leaders at the time. Her suit claims retaliation, wrongful termination and race and sex discrimination.