The Union Leader is suing the Litchfield School Board over Right to Know violations. This article is fascinating because it gets to the heart of my complaint about the use of non-public sessions which serve to conceal information about superintendents’ performance. In Litchfield’s case, the school board held a non-public session to discuss the teachers’ union vote of no confidence in their superintendent.
The article can be found here: Union Leader Sues Litchfield School District
Readers might also want to re-read my opinion piece on the pernicious but widespread practice of evaluating superintendents in non-public session. I wrote this after Dr. Metzler was awarded a 6.75% raise and a 4% bonus in May.