Prince George’s County School Board Chairman Segun Eubanks, who was was accused in July of assaulting a panel member in a case that was later dropped, resigned Thursday.
A temporary restraining order against Prince George’s County Board of Education Chairman Segun Eubanks from having unlawful contact with board member Edward Burroughs III will remain in place until a hearing next week. Eubanks is a accused of shoving and threatening Burroughs.
School Board member Edward Burroughs claimed Chairman Segun Eubanks shoved and threatened him after Thursday night’s heated board meeting, in which outgoing schools CEO Kevin Maxwell was awarded an $800,000 exit package.
An internal audit revealed record-keeping problems in Prince George’s County Public Schools back in 2016, but those warnings did not prompt any action by school officials.
Donna Wiseman acknowledged the controversy surrounding board operations, as well as allegations that the system had engaged in a form of fraud by changing students’ grades to boost graduation rates.
Cases of administrative leave in Prince George’s County schools have risen more than 600 percent this academic year after a series of student abuse scandals in 2016.
Parents can call in to a large teleconference starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. It’s a chance to ask school system leaders about student safety.
There\’s been a lot of hiring at the top for Prince George\’s County
Public Schools — but it\’s not over yet.
Curtis Valentine, Daniel Kaufman and Beverly
Anderson will work alongside nine other elected school board members.
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