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Leyton Superintendent On Administrative Leave

Two Board Members Resign

 

January 27, 2021 | View PDF



Two Leyton School Board members resigned and Superintendent Chris Geary is on administrative leave following a special meeting.

A special meeting was held Friday evening, Jan. 22, when the board accepted the resignation of two school board members. In accepting the resignations, the resignations of board members Galen Bartling and Anne Rexroth. Board President Susan Ernest said she wished discussion could have taken place. She then referred to the District policy on board vacancies.

Friday the board also discussed legal counsel for the District. According to board minutes, Ernest reviewed some of her discussions with KSB School Law of Lincoln, including a suggestion that Leyton Public Schools seek new counsel “for a fresh look at the issues facing the district.”

The board voted in favor of retaining John Selzer and Simmons Olsen as the school attorney with a 4-0 vote.

Board members would not comment on issues facing the district.

A special meeting is planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the General Purpose Room at Leyton High School.

 

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