Nebraska Embezzler Looses Teaching Certificate

The Neb. State Board of Education voted May 4 to revoke the teaching certificate of Linda Harris for two years. Harris, a math teacher at Northwest High School in Grand Island, was sentenced to one year of probation in Sept. 2000 for embezzling more than $14,000 from the school’s teachers union, the Northwest Educ. Ass’n. Harris was treasurer of the local union. [Omaha World-Herald 5/5/01]