Ooltewah High School Principal Mark Bean and Assistant Principal Beverly Hollingsworth have been suspended without pay effective today.
Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith confirmed the suspensions this morning.
Bean and Hollingsworth are suspended pending an investigation into whether they engaged in inappropriate or unprofessional conduct, Smith said.
Read more in tomorrow's Times Free Press.
Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...