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Marion H.S. Coach Put on Leave for Allegedly Making ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comment Toward Student

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MARION – The Marion Unit 2 School District Monday placed Marion High School Girls Track Coach Sara Baker on leave after she allegedly made a “racially insensitive” comment toward a student last week.

The school district is investigating the incident and more information will be released when it becomes available.

Protesters and some students held a demonstration at the high school Monday. They are expected to be there again today.