Principal under investigation fired

January 17, 2008 4:05:28 PM PST
A middle school principal under investigation for behaving inappropriately with a student has been fired. The HISD board of trustees made the decision late this afternoon. Principal Kimberly Johnson was removed from her position at Ryan Middle School last October, when school leaders learned she took one of her students home for the weekend. Johnson first said she brought the student home to be with her son. Turns out, she does not have a son.

Johnson's attorney says she passed a polygraph test with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. The office closed the case without filing any charges.

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