Published: March 5, 2021


THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS WORKING ON THE TERMINATION OF A BROOKS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WHO WAS RECENTLY INDICTED ON IMPROPER CONTACT WITH A STUDENT. ACCORDING TO MEDIA SOURCES, 24 YEAR OLD, ASHTON MCCLUSKEY, WAS PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE IN JANUARY AND INDICTED LAST MONTH BY A LAUDERDALE COUNTY GRAND JURY ON TWO CLASS B FELONY CHARGES OF A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HAVING SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT UNDER THE AGE OF 17. IF CONVICTED MCCLUSKEY COULD FACE UP TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON. MCCLUSKEY, A TENURED TEACHER, WILL BE ABLE  TO REQUEST A HEARING BEFORE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION ONCE SHE RECEIVES HER TERMINATION LETTTER.