IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
June 6, 2012
TASHA DANTZLER-HOGGARD ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
GRAYSTONE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL AND GRAYSTONE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William H. Yohn Jr., Judge
AND NOW, this 6th day of June, 2012, upon careful consideration of defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' complaint or, in the alternative, to sever plaintiffs' claims (document no. 2) and plaintiffs' opposition thereto, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART as follows:
1. Defendants' motion to dismiss is GRANTED only as to plaintiff Stacey SuttonAmes's discrimination and hostile-work-environment claims in counts I, II, and III, and these claims are dismissed without prejudice to plaintiffs' right to file an amended complaint to cure the deficiencies in Sutton-Ames's claims within 20 days of the date of this order.
2. Defendants' motion to dismiss is DENIED as to all the remaining claims.
3. Defendants' motion to sever is DENIED without prejudice to their right to renew their motion after discovery has been completed.
William H. Yohn Jr.
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