Maryland bus driver out after school bus slur investigation

Maryland bus driver out after school bus slur investigation
Maryland bus driver out after school bus slur investigation

A bus driver accused of calling a third-grade student a racial slur has been barred for five years from driving students in a county in Maryland.

Anne Arundel County schools spokesman told The Capital on Monday that Ross Cohen was decertified following an investigation.

Delray Johnson said his 9-year-old son texted him on May 2, saying Cohen was filling in for the regular driver and called him a slur while asking him to move.

Student Transportation spokesman Doug Coupe says Cohen has vigorously denied using such language, and it's the first such allegation against Cohen in his 22-year career.

But schools spokesman Bob Mosier says the company has been fined because the bus camera wasn't operating that day.

No charges have been filed.

This article was written by cool news network.

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