Barbara Tate, retired Grandview School District administrator
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -
The Hickman-Mills School District's board has removed Everlyn Williams as its superintendent.
The announcement came exactly one month after the Missouri education department gave the district provisional accreditation. The district's status was downgraded after a slide in state test scores.
Williams remains with the district but her exact role is still to be determined.
The board appointed Barbara Tate as acting superintendent. She will serve out the school year.
Tate retired from the Grandview School District where she was the associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction. She was with the Grandview district for 17 years and helped them obtain full accreditation status.
"We decided we were not moving in the right direction in regards to student achievement," Hickman Mills school board President Breman Anderson told the Kansas City Star, KCTV5's reporting partner. "We needed someone with experience with inner-city, low-income youth."
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