The Page Unified School District Governing Board struck down the non-renewal of employment contract for high school counselor Charlotte Nockideneh.
The non-renewal is reduction in force outlined in the districts previously approved budget reduction plan.
Members voted three to two at a special meeting March 20.
Several friends, co-workers and family members of Nockideneh spoke, often in Navajo, on her behalf to a board divided over the issue.
Some spoke of her as person, others read letters from former students, and more than one co-worker came forward to express their desire for Nockideneh to remain in her position.
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