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Monifa McKnight, Montgomery Co. Public Schools part ways

February 5, 2024
Captured in a metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia primary school, this photograph depicts a typical classroom scene, where an audience of school children were seated on the floor before a teacher at the front of the room, who was reading an illustrated storybook, during one of the scheduled classroom sessions. Assisting the instructor were two female students to her left, and a male student on her right, who was holding up the book, while the seated classmates were raising their hands to answer questions related to the story just read.

Last week, McKnight said in a statement that Board of Education members indicated they wanted her to “step away” from her job as superintendent. She said there wasn’t any justification for the request. In a statement, MCPS said the board and McKnight had “mutually agreed to separate” effective Friday. “The Board is grateful to Dr. McKnight for her many years of service to MCPS and public education. We wish her well in her next chapter.

Article Source: WTOP

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