Delaware charter school principal reinstated

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- A Wilmington school principal will be back on the job Tuesday, reversing a school board decision to put him on leave.

Families, students and staff at Thomas Edison Charter School gathered Monday night to rally behind Salome Thomas-El.

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A couple of hours after the rally came word that El had been reinstated.

The school board apologized and said disagreements between Thomas-El and board members should not have escalated.

The board did not say exactly why it had placed him on a leave of absence.

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