Stalling alleged in search for schools chief
Columbus Board of Education members traded accusations Monday evening in a contentious meeting called to restart their previously voided superintendent's search that went nowhere.
And while Board President Gary Baker said now is the perfect time for a search because superintendents don't typically switch jobs in mid-school year, he also couldn't say whether the board would have a candidate by this fall, when the new school year begins and the timing turns bad again.
Board member Mary Jo Hudson, one of three on the seven-member board who demanded that the board scrap its first search for violating the Ohio Open Meetings Act, accused the board leadership of intentionally stalling. She said the