Teacher faces suspension for talking on cell during class

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A Palm Beach County teacher is facing a possible five-day suspension without pay for using her cellphone during class time.

The county school board will consider a recommendation to take action against teacher Lori Mazzei.

School board documents said Mazzei was observed talking on her cellphone during class time on December 3, 2012.

Investigators said she had received three memorandums, as well as a written notice of a verbal reprimand and a written reprimand for using her cellphone during work.

If the school board approves the recommendation, Mazzei will be suspended for five days without pay starting on January 24.

The documents do no indicate which school Mazzei is a teacher.

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