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School Board puts off contract vote for superintendent to discuss details

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Members discussed comparing proposed $180,000 base salary to other parishes and charter schools. (continued)

  • 03.05.2015
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Infestation of bats forces KIPP elementary to cancel classes, move to temporary site

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School official hopes to have everyone back to Banneker building in a month. (continued)

  • 03.04.2015
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New superintendent’s contract calls for $192,000 from Orleans School Board

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Henderson Lewis Jr. will begin work under a four-year contract starting March 16. (continued)

  • 03.04.2015
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