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Dec 20, 2012 at 5:57 PM
P.E. Teacher Michele Taylor has resigned from the East Valley School District. The district's attorney says Taylor got a termination letter.
Dec 11, 2012 at 5:43 PM
The East Valley P.E. teacher acquitted of having inappropriate relationships with students was recently handed a termination letter despite a pending court appeal of her suspension.
Oct 26, 2012 at 5:53 PM
Another turn in Michele Taylor's battle to keep her teaching job in East Valley. KIMA learned despite Taylor’s pending appeal of her teaching suspension, the East Valley School District is once again considering firing the P.E. teacher, because...
Sep 11, 2012 at 6:25 PM
KIMA continues to follow Michele Taylor's fight against her suspension by the East Valley School district. The state says Taylor filed for judicial review Monday, which means a Yakima Superior Court judge will now review the P.E. teacher's suspension.
Aug 31, 2012 at 7:09 PM
KIMA has continued to follow the East Valley teacher who was taken off the job more than three years ago. Michele Taylor hasn't worked since being accused of sexual misconduct but she continues to get a paycheck.
Aug 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM
A judge upheld Michele Taylor's suspension because of an inappropriate relationship with two male students. Action News obtained court documents that explain the judge's decision to keep Taylor off the job despite an acquittal on criminal charges.
Aug 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM
An administrative law judge upheld the 12-month suspension of East Valley P.E. teacher Michele Taylor, following allegations of inappropriate sexual misconduct with students.
Jun 7, 2012 at 5:07 PM
Lawyers presented their closing arguments in the hearing for suspended P-E teacher Michele Taylor.
May 30, 2012 at 5:44 PM
Testimony is winding down in the administrative hearing for East Valley PE Teacher Michele Taylor. The defense called its last witness Wednesday in the appeal of Taylor's one-year suspension.
May 24, 2012 at 9:38 AM
A former East Valley High School teacher testified on her own behalf today. Michele Taylor is trying to get her teaching certificate back.
May 22, 2012 at 6:29 PM
Opening arguments and testimony started Tuesday in the administrative hearing for East Valley P.E. Teacher Michele Taylor. She's appealing the suspension of her teaching certificate over allegations she had sex with a student.
Jun 21, 2011 at 5:43 PM
OSPI has given Michele Taylor notice that it intends to revoke her teaching certificate based on a complaint of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct with students made to its Office of Professional Practices.
Sep 28, 2010 at 12:51 PM
A hearing could determine whether a Yakima teacher who was acquitted of sex crimes with two teenage boys will return to her job.
Jun 16, 2010 at 6:21 PM
Now that she's been acquitted an East Valley teacher will try to rebuild her life. Today, Michele Taylor sat down with KIMA a day after she was found not guilty on all counts, including accusations of having sex with her student and sending racy...
Jun 15, 2010 at 5:36 PM
'Not guilty,' KIMA has been following the trial of an East Valley teacher accused of having sex with one of her students. After months of delays and days of testimony, it took only a couple hours for the jury to acquit Michele Taylor on all charges....