Outrage After Superintendent Placed on Leave

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    Education activists and school board officials are gearing up to protest after a deputy superintendent representing a southeast San Diego area was put on administrative leave.

    Shelia Jackson, the boardmember who represents Area 1, released a statement saying Deputy Superintendent Brenda Campbell was placed on leave to investigate allegations.

    School officials could not say why Campbell was put on leave because it is a personnel issue.

    Jackson is calling for the community to protest the move. She released a statement Monday calling for action, saying the leave will affect schools in her area that are making preparations for the opening of school.

    SDUSD Supt. Placed on Leave

    [DGO] Outrage After Superintendent Placed on Leave
    Just days before school starts, the threat of a legal injunction looms over the San Diego Unified School District. The superintendent for area one, Brenda Campbell, Ph.D., who would help decide staffing, has been placed on administrative leave for a personnel reason.

    The retired administrator recruited to temporarily oversee Area 1 has limited knowledge about the schools, Jackson stated.

    A huge crowd is expected at the next board meeting on September 4 to protest the move.

    "For each year that a student receives ineffective instruction, it takes three years of quality instruction to catch up," Jackson said in the statement. "Our children do not have that kind of time."

     

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