Defenders praise embattled teacher
After 14 hours of testimony, the due process hearing for Snake River High School science Asmus has concluded.
The hearing started on Friday and lasted from 3 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. that evening. The hearing resumed Monday at 6 p.m. and concluded at 11:50 p.m.
The defense started presenting its case at 8:40 p.m. on Friday.
Teachers were called and expressed their opinions that Elaine is a good teacher and works well with students and many colleagues.
Jennifer Vogler has been a teacher in the Snake River School District for 23 years “and counting.” She has been a seventh and eighth grade math teacher for the past five years.
“I have never observed [Asmus] be cruel and I have never seen her do or say anything to hurt another person,” said Vogler.
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