The decision follows Eric Lords’ admission that he used school funds for more than $3,700 in personal purchases.
Wayne Rush’s departure became a matter of public record Wednesday. But the board and the superintendent signed a separation agreement a week ago — in a move that may have violated the state’s Open Meetings Law.
Eric Lords could be stripped of his Idaho administrator’s license after admitting that he used school credit and debit cards to buy a range of personal items.
Critics say Superintendent GwenCarol Holmes has neutralized the school board, while surrounding herself with “yes people” and a “lickspittle battalion of principals.” Holmes says she has no intention of stepping down.
West Jefferson’s school board voted to move forward toward a $3 million baseball complex behind the guidance of a convicted felon with a history of investment scams.
Children who live in poverty perform below their peers academically. Lawmakers and education leaders are considering investments aimed at reversing the trend.
A forensic audit details unexplained payments to charter director Fred Ball and his son’s band.
On Tuesday, voters in 17 districts decided the fate of $53.9 million in school bond issues and levies.