The Douglas County Faculty District has a new superintendent about two months following firing the final one particular.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The Douglas County college board has accepted a deal for Erin Kane, who will be the new superintendent of the district.
For the duration of a conference Tuesday night, the faculty board voted 5-1 to approve a 3-year deal for Kane.
Susan Meek was the lone “no” vote. Director David Ray did not attend Tuesday’s meeting, protesting what he called “a collection of unethical and unacceptable tactics.” Both equally are associates of the board’s progressive minority.
Kane served as interim superintendent for the district from 2016 to 2018. She led the work to build the charter college American Academy in 2004, and is at present the leader of that faculty.
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The board arrived at out to Kane in advance of firing superintendent Corey Clever at a specific assembly Feb. 4.
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The elimination of Sensible resulted in pupil protests, an on-line petition to remember school board customers and a DougCo parent filing a lawsuit.
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Robert Marshall’s lawsuit asserted the board’s four conservative board customers violated Colorado’s Open Conferences Law by choosing on and speaking about Wise’s termination amongst them selves, two people at a time, on a number of occasions.
Douglas County District Court docket Choose Jeffrey Holmes issued a preliminary injunction March 9 versus the 4 board associates, buying them to conduct organization publicly.
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The district will be paying two superintendents at the moment — a outcome of a payout for firing Intelligent with no result in, per his deal.
Clever has given that been hired as an interim community superintendent for Jeffco Educational institutions.
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