Roncalli High School

A prominent group advocating for LGBTQ acceptance in the Catholic church held an early morning rally at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis Friday. Cathedral was the second Indianapolis Catholic high school to fire a teacher for marrying someone of the same gender. 

The two gay teachers ordered fired from their separate Catholic schools by the Indianapolis Archdiocese are married, their lawyer said today. One of the teachers filed a lawsuit.

Former Cathedral High School teacher Joshua Payne-Elliott also filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the Archdiocese. Payne-Elliott claims the Archdiocese discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation and retaliated against him for opposing sexual orientation discrimination, according to a press release by his attorney.

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is defending a school’s decision to fire a married gay teacher. 

Less than a week after the Archdiocese of Indianapolis split with a Catholic high school because it refused to fire a gay teacher, another city high school says it let go a gay teacher so it can remain in the diocese.

Leaders of Cathedral High School announced Sunday they terminated a teacher's contract because the teacher is in a same-sex marriage.

The 2019 legislative session has officially come to an end, and lawmakers’ attempts to address a number of education issues are receiving mixed reviews.

Senate Republicans rejected more than two dozen amendments offered by Democrats to the budget bill Monday.

A second guidance counselor from Roncalli High School says the school won't renew her contract because of her relationship with a woman.

Late last year, Lynn Starkey was the second guidance counselor from Roncalli High School to file an Equal Employment Opportunity commission discrimination claim against the school.

Shelly Fitzgerald, the guidance counselor placed on paid administrative leave from Roncalli High School after her marriage to a woman became public, has filed a second discrimination charge against the school.

A second school employee filed a discrimination charge against Roncalli High School and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Friday. 

The student section of the stands was filled with rainbow flags, face paint and t-shirts at the football game Friday between Roncalli and Southport high schools.

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