The so-named “secret dossier” was learned final 12 months and now some mothers and fathers are taking Greenburg and the school district to court docket.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A Scottsdale school district Board member is less than fireplace yet again amid controversy more than privateness issues.
Scottsdale Unified School District Board member Jann-Michael Greenburg is accused of collecting own information and photos of some mom and dad and small children in the district. The so-identified as “secret dossier” was discovered previous 12 months and now some parents are taking Greenburg and the university district to court.
“I stopped partaking with the university district and I stopped likely to university board conferences mainly because I was bodily worried,” stated mother or father Amanda Wray.
Wray and two other Scottsdale Unified School district dad and mom are foremost the lawsuit, which they claimed was filed Thursday in court.
The grievance accuses SUSD Board member Jann-Michael Greenburg, his relatives customers and the college district of a “conspiracy” to allegedly violate their rights like the invasion of privacy and first amendment rights.
Greenburg is accused of gathering private info like social safety numbers, addresses and pics about some mom and dad like Wray, their young ones and local community customers. The Google Drive that contains this info was allegedly in Greenburg’s files and reportedly maintained by his father, who is also named in the complaint and accused of accumulating most of the particular information.
Wray and other moms and dads imagine they ended up qualified after speaking out versus Board conclusions, like COVID-19 insurance policies, at conferences and on the internet.
Just after news of the Google Generate erupted last drop, the Board voted in November 2021 to take out Greenburg as Board president, but he nonetheless continues to be a Board member.
Greenburg did not response 12 News’ questions about what the push was for, but legal professional Harmeet Dhillon laid out the plaintiff’s circumstance in the lawsuit.
“It’s to quit these plaintiffs and others like them from criticizing the university district to prevent them from criticizing the university and Jann-Michael Greenburg,” Dhillon said.
An impartial investigation requested by the district identified that no district methods ended up applied to generate, manage, or modify the google generate and a felony investigation by Scottsdale law enforcement discovered no proof of criminal perform.
A spokesperson for the district stated it never ever received a See of Declare and did not receive a copy of the criticism Thursday. The spokesperson explained the district could not comment on the lawsuit with no examining the documents.
Jann-Michael Greenburg did not react to requests for comment. Greenburg’s father, Mark Greenburg, sent an electronic mail stating:
“I have excellent faith in our justice program and glance forward to obtaining these matters effectively adjudicated in our courts.”
The plaintiffs are requesting a jury demo in the matter.
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