Todd Jesperson

I am the proud mother of Todd P. Jesperson who recently resigned under duress from Zimmerman Middle School. He was disrespected, harassed, humiliated and threatened with being fired for two years for telling the truth. He also suffered the loss of his oldest brother and his father to death during this time. Injustice has been [...]

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Elk River School District’s despicable witch hunt against Todd Jesperson is another example of why the public school education system is a dismal failure to education of today’s young people. The public attack against my brother, Todd Jesperson, is a shining example of just how far overpaid school administrators and people looking to capitalize by [...]

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What possible motive could you have for giving all the details of the Todd Jesperson article? He was never convicted, it’s an absolute abomination to Todd and his family. He has agreed to resign; why couldn’t you have left it at that? This article fails to be objective, only favoring the district’s point of view. [...]

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Another successful “witch-hunt” based on innuendo, hearsay, and a total lack of concern or procedural protections for teachers in the Elk River School District. I hope the district and the parents who put a good, decent man out of his job are now satisfied. The most telling line of your article was that spoken by [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Todd Jesperson, a Zimmerman Middle School science teacher who last year lost a grievance over a five-day suspension, has resigned. The Elk River Area School Board accepted his resignation Monday, Nov. 7. He will be put on paid administrative leave no later than Nov. 22. The district will continue to pay [...]

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