Wadena teacher disciplined


A Wadena-Deer Creek School District teacher was given an unpaid suspension equal to 10 work days for not complying with the district’s acceptable use policy for technology.

In a statement released Wednesday to the Dispatch, Superintendent Virginia Dahlstrom wrote the disciplinary action against Tom Van Erp, a health and physical education teacher at the middle school, took place Nov. 6.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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