Fired West New York teacher goes on hunger strike

A West New York teacher's aide has begun a hunger strike, vowing not to eat until she gets her job back.Maria Elena Palomo claims that

WEST NEW YORK - A West New York teacher's aide has begun a hunger strike, vowing not to eat until she gets her job back.

Maria Elena Palomo claims that she was fired for "political reasons," and has vowed to remain outside of the school district's central office until she is rehired.

Officials said Palomo was told her contract would not be renewed on May 1.

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