FREDERICK, Md. – A school system employee in Maryland who had a lighthearted argument with a student on Twitter about the student’s spelling is dismissed.
Katie Nash tells The Frederick News-Post (http://tinyurl.com/jfdv55v she was fired on Friday afternoon from her $44,000-a-year job. A Frederick County Public Schools spokesperson confirmed that Nash had let go, without the provision of information.
Nash ran the school district’s Twitter account. On Jan. 5, a student tweeted to the account, to request that schools be closed “tammarow.”
Nash from the district account, “But how would you learn how to spell ‘tomorrow?'”
She says that she was told not to tweet more after the interaction.
Nash says that they understand why they let it go and that they do not “want to be a distraction from the school.”
Information from: The Frederick (Md) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com