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Skaneateles teacher’s aide fired, plans to sue school and county over denial of religious exemption

A teaching assistant for the Skaneateles Central School District was fired during Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Holly Burroughs was terminated for abandoning her position.

According to, Burroughs told the board she would never abandon her students.

She said she only found out about her termination through the school’s website.

Burroughs said her filing for a religious exemption was denied twice and she would be suing the district as well as Onondaga County.