Guilford County School Board Member Bill Goebel resigned on Tuesday, following a months-long dispute over his appointment.
Guilford County Board of Education
“I think we did have a successful year but we have a lot of work ahead of us for sure," said Guilford County Schools Superintendent Whitney Oakley at a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.
The District 3 school board seat has been the center of a months-long controversy going back to December.
These schools qualified for Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) status, which means enough students at a school are participating in assistance programs, experiencing homelessness, or are migrant youth or runaways.
The Guilford County Board of Education unanimously approved a budget request to the county on Tuesday. It includes $77.6 million for classified staff like custodians and teacher assistants.
The District 3 vacancy on the Guilford County Board of Education was filled Tuesday night – but not by the GOP’s pick as expected. The board voted 6-2 to appoint Bill J. Goebel, after months of rejecting Guilford County Schools teacher Michael Logan.
A new state law will require the Guilford County Board of Education to approve a previously rejected GOP candidate to fill a vacant seat, and make five other counties’ scho
The Guilford County Board of Education voted to reject a GOP appointment to fill a vacant seat for a fourth time on Tuesday. Pending legislation would require the board to approve him.