West Carroll board extends paid leave for superintendent amid controversy

Members plan to meet again to discuss Julie Katzenberger’s fate, possibly on Sunday

West Carroll Middle School, shown in a file photo from summer 2022, was the scene of a special board meeting on Wednesday.
A West Carroll School District banner flutters in the breeze in this file photo from Aug. 16, 2022.

We believe the board will strive over the next few days to find a solution that addresses the needs of all stakeholders, including students and staff.”

—  West Carroll Education Association Presidents Kris Yingling and Jeff Holley
Julie Katzenberger, superintendent at West Carroll School District.
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