Posted on August 18, 2005

Local Teacher Accused of Writing Racist Letter

WFTV.com (Orlando), Aug. 18

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — There are accusations that an Orange County teacher is racist. Now that teacher is off the job.

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Hall is under investigation after the letter was leaked to the Spanish newspaper, El Nuevo Dia, with her name attached to it. The two-page letter refers to Puerto Ricans and states, “They are destroying the city everyday.”

The 58-year-old teacher has been at Sadler Elementary for five years and admitted to writing a letter to an elected official.

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The letter includes comments on Mexicans: “They bring drugs and incurable diseases to Florida.”

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Hall hasn’t admitted to writing the letter that appeared in the paper. Nonetheless, the district still suspended her.

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