The former principal of Otwell Elementary in Pike County has filed a lawsuit against the county's school corporation.
The former principal says he was wrongfully terminated by the school board, and that the board breached his contract.
In a findings of fact presented to the board by the superintendent, Principal Rick Fears was accused of neglect of duty for not adhering to guidelines for teacher evaluations, for falsifying the attendance records of 15 students, insubordination, and for altering data for a state report and unprofessional conduct.
A permanent replacement has not been named.
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