UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The headmaster of a Long Island school has resigned following a racism allegation from a parent.
CBS2’s spoke with Trisha Paul earlier this week. She said John Holian told her 11-year-old Black son to get on his knees while apologizing to his white teacher — an act the mother called racist.
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Holian was placed on leave prior to his resignation.
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St. Martin de Porres Marianist School said it will continue to review the incident to make sure it never happens again.