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Garden City Teacher Resigns After Making False Accusations
11/16/2009

A Garden City teacher who authorities

accuse of making up a story about being beaten and robbed in his

classroom has resigned and is no longer teaching in the district.

The teacher, Michael Blanks, was fined $300 earlier this month

for falsely reporting a crime.

Garden City School District Superintendent Rick Atha says the

Board of Education is expected to accept Blanks' resignation at a

meeting Monday.

On Aug. 9, Blanks called police to Alta Brown Elementary School

and reported that two Hispanic males forced their way into the

school, beat him and then stabbed him in his leg.

Garden City Police Sgt. Michael Reagle has said police believe

Blanks was wounded after he fell off of a desk while stapling

things to the wall in his classroom.

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