Yoon Hearing, Day 5: Superintendent Grilled for Hours

Mr. Webber reading a redacted email on Tuesday

Band teacher John Yoon’s attorney Daniel Young questioned Greenwich School’s Superintendent McKersie for almost the entire day on Tuesday. While the Superintendent acknowledged a long lag in time between two winter complaints from parents about Mr. Yoon and a decision in writing to terminate him on June 12, he said that if Student A’s behavior was so disruptive and disrespectful for so long, Mr. Yoon should have engaged with the administration and parents promptly. “Speed matters,” he said.
Mr. Yoon’s attorney went through the Statement of Reasons for termination one item at a time, debunking and deconstructing many of them. Continue Reading →