LakeWalesNews.net - Hometown stories that count from people who care

By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Former Hillcrest Principal's Lawsuit Prompts Charter Trustee 'Shade' Meeting

Barrow Seeking Return to Job, Compensatory Damages

 

Last updated 5/21/2021 at 8:40am

Jennifer Barrow

The Lake Wales Charter Schools Trustees will hold a private meeting Monday, May 24 to discuss legal strategy now that former Hillcrest Elementary School Principal Jennifer Barrow has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to get her job back. Active litigation is the only reason trustees may hold a "shade" meeting with General Counsel Robin Gibson, outside of the public eye.

Barrow's lawsuit claims she was acting as a "whistleblower" when she filed a grievance in September 2020 against former Superintendent Jesse Jackson, questioning his leadership and professional conduct on several issues. In the...



For access to this article please sign in or register.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021