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When school social worker Dan Coyne donated a kidney to save the life of a woman he barely knew, he became a hero. The principal of his school declared March 23 "Dan Coyne Day" and incorporated his gift into the teaching curriculum. Thursday, Coyne will be honored at a dinner for school social workers.
But this hero may soon be out of a job. Chicago school officials are threatening to fire Coyne, who works at Ray Elementary and Pershing East Magnet School, if he doesn't move from Evanston, Ill., into Chicago. For his part, Coyne has said he was told in 2002 that this wasn't necessary.
A letter Coyne received Friday from the Chicago Board of Education stated he had shown "conduct unbecoming an employee.
A Chicago Public Schools employee honored for donating a kidney to an acquaintance may be fired for violating the city's residency requirement.