KCPS Foreign Language Academy Places Honcho On Leave Amid Union Beef

Today's teachable moment . . . Even some of the "most prestigious" local schools turn into a nightmare when connected to our mostly toxic school district . . . Check-uit:

The longtime principal of Kansas City Public Schools’ Foreign Language Academy was placed on administrative leave in February, and won’t return for the 2024-2025 school year. His attorney says he plans to take legal action against the district, alleging he was discriminated against during his employment.

Kirk Holman, an employment law attorney representing Ramsdell, SAID his client was placed on administrative leave Feb. 15, and has been given little information about the reason for the move.

“Essentially, just a vague allegation of ‘staff conduct,’ something along those lines, but no particulars,” Holman said. “It’s quite simply an outrage.”

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KCPS Foreign Language Academy principal on leave amid allegations, efforts to unionize

A contract for Joell Ramsdell, FLA's principal since 2013, was not among a swath of principal agreements approved by KCPS board members April 10.