(Photo Credit: Andover, MA Public Schools)
ANDOVER, MA (WBZ-AM) -- A special education teacher is suing the Andover, MA School District -- for what she believes was a wrongful job termination.
Teacher Jacqui Silvani says -- after taking a leave of absence to support her 5-year-old son in his battle against cancer -- she was not hired back and her job was posted online.
Silvani says she is convinced she lost her job due to her son's medical bills, which totaled over a $1-million-dollars.
She has since filed a suit with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Andover's Superintendent of Public Schools says the district disagrees with the allegations.
WBZ NewsRadio1030’s Carl Stevens reports.