Quick roundup of an tonight's public therapy session in the wherein parents were allowed to blow off steam and whilst smarter local players are laughing all the way to the bank. The real reaction to the drama was really online but this group hug and CALL FOR CIVILITY is still worth a look at sort of a last word . . .
School Board Takes Heat
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Division and tension within the Lee's Summit R-7 School District was on display at the first board meeting since its former superintendent's resigned. "We acknowledge the last several months have been difficult with a range of emotions involved," Acting Superintendent Emily Miller said Thursday before a packed board meeting.
Frustrated residents spoke out Thursday night at the Lee's Summit school board meeting.The board finalized a deal to buy out Superintendent Dennis Carpenter's contract.A dozen people registered to speak at the meeting."Equity in program, design and implementation," business owner Pam Hatcher said.Hatcher said those were the goals the board outlined before they hired Carpenter.
Where's The New Boss???
The past president of the Lee's Summit school board says it will be hard for the district to attract qualified superintendent candidates after parting ways with the last two leaders.
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This divided community continues to cope with suburban transition, added population, increased demands on resources, violence and the very same culture war that's confronting the rest of the nation.
Developing . . .