Hearing held for Cedar Rapids Schools teacher accused of “Inappropriate use of African-American baby doll”

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — The Cedar Rapids school board is holding a hearing to discuss whether it should fire a teacher accused of inappropriate conduct. In July, Superintendent Brad Buck recommended Metro High School teacher Tammy Ryan be terminated immediately after a district investigation found she inappropriately used an African-American baby doll in the classroom.

Only a few brief moments of Tuesday’s special school board meeting were open to the public. What happened in short, a call to order followed by a motion to hold a private hearing.

The situation surrounding Tammy Ryan is one the district has been tight lipped about. And for the first time I9 was able to ask Ryan herself…

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