If Given the Chance
September 17, 2020
If given the chance more students in Monroe, LA can be successful. However, the Monroe City Schools System (MCS) is failing the areas of Monroe that need the most support – the city's southside community and schools. In the most recent school board meeting, the MSC school board elected to extend the superintendent's contract for another year with a 5-2 vote, despite failed leadership under Superintendent Brett Virdine's administration. Was pressure applied to board members Saulsberry and Greer, who voted with the majority to keep Virdine for another year?
The Monroe City Schools' most...