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Hillsborough demoted school administrator fights for reputation

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Nearly a year after a special needs student died at Rodgers Middle School, the aftermath continues for the school's former assistant principal. Shawn Livingston was demoted from administrator to teacher, after an in-depth investigation by the Hillsborough County School Board.

Related story: 1/15/2013 Hillsborough school board demotes and fires employees over student death 

Livingston went before the School Board in August at a termination hearing to dispute the decision. He said he wasn't fighting for his old job back, but wanted to restore his professional reputation.

Related story: 8/6/2013 Assistant principal appeals firing 

The Board is expected to announce its decision Tuesday afternoon.

Jenny Caballero, 11, wandered away from the Rodgers Middle School gym in Oct. 22, 2012. Her body was later discovered in a nearby retention pond.

Check back with WFLA.com for updates on the hearing later Tuesday afternoon.

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