Friend of Cedar Rapids teacher accused of inappropriately using African-American baby doll says there is more to th…

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Wednesday marked day two of a hearing being held by the Cedar Rapids school board for a Metro High School teacher who has her job on the line.

Tammy Ryan is accused of inappropriately using an African-American baby doll in her classroom. KCRG-TV9 learned the district was aware of allegations that an unnamed teacher dragged a baby doll by a rope in front of students.

Day two of the hearing was also not open to members of the public but a close friend and fellow teacher of Ryan, Halane Cummings, says she spoke with her about Wednesday’s proceedings and that Ryan and her legal team were planning to make the case about why she should not be…

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