Fewer than 20 people showed up at a public hearing held Monday by the search firm seeking input on a new Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent.
The Jefferson County Public School Board has voted to replace up to half the teaching staff at three high schools with low test scores. At its meeting last night, the board voted 5-2 for the option at Iroquois, Southern and Waggener high schools.
The board will hold a special meeting to conduct an interim evaluation of Berman, whose four-year contract ends in June.
Plaintiffs’ attorneys accused JCPS officials of mounting a public relations campaign in hopes of affecting the decision. JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman says the district has participated in late summer back-to-school stories for years.
The Jefferson County Board of Education meets Friday to evaluate the district’s Superintendent, Sheldon Berman. The board moved his evaluation from mid-June to after July 15th, the effective date of a new state law that allows school boards to conduct such superintendent evaluations in private.