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McDowell News reports: Officials have fired the director of a school for the deaf in Morganton that is the subject of allegations of abuse.
Janet McDaniel, 49, director of the N.C. School for the Deaf in Morganton was suspended July 16 after the advocacy group Disability Rights NC alleged years of abuse and neglect at the school.
“Mrs. McDaniel was on investigatory leave as of July 16. At the end of that 30-day period she was not reinstated as an employee of this agency,” said Renee McCoy, a spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. ...
At the time of her termination, McDaniel was being paid $97,115 a year.
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