Saturday, May 25, 2019

As results of grade-fixing probe loom, five Kennedy High School administrators are “no longer employees,” board president says | The Lens

As results of grade-fixing probe loom, five Kennedy High School administrators are “no longer employees,” board president says | The Lens

As results of grade-fixing probe loom, five Kennedy High School administrators are “no longer employees,” board president says


Weeks after the resignation of New Beginnings Schools Foundation’s CEO amid a grade-inflation investigation, five administrators at John F. Kennedy High School are no longer employees of the network, according to the charter group’s board president.
In a letter to parents Friday afternoon, board President Raphael Gang wrote that an  investigation by the Adams and Reese law firm will be presented next week. Having promised transparency, he wrote, he wanted to inform families that the Gentilly high school’s principal and four other leadership team members were no longer employees.
“We were presented with strong evidence of improper conduct by members of our staff and we took decisive action,” Gang wrote. “As of today, the principal and four members of the JFK Leadership Team are no longer employees of NBSF.”
Released one week after Kennedy seniors wore blue and gold graduation regalia at Xavier’s Convocation Center, the letter alludes to potential ramifications for students.
“We are still going through the records of each of our students in detail,” Gang wrote. “We will CONTINUE READING: As results of grade-fixing probe loom, five Kennedy High School administrators are “no longer employees,” board president says | The Lens
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