Virginia's Fairfax County Schools accidentally hired 7 felons

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Last year, Deilia Butler, a special education teacher at James Madison High School, was placed on administrative leave after it was discovered that she was hired in 2006 despite disclosing a felony conviction that took place over 20 years ago.

School districts are prohibited from employing felons in Virginia.

Butler was convicted on drug trafficking charges in 1992 and served 42 months in prison.

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