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Three may be ousted in Chatham recall vote

...Paul and Wilson of incompetence, misconduct and failure to perform prescribed duties. "It's unfortunate," Vance Cortez-Rucker, Chatham superintendent, said. Lillian Woodbury, Angoon resident and petitioner for the recall, welcomed the...
My Turn: The current system allows false innuendo

...The present school board members should be commended for their bravery in the face of past inaction by others. Vance Cortez-Rucker is a resident of Angoon and superintendent of the Chatham School District.
Angoon's school reaches 'Safe Harbor'

...spokesman for the state Department of Education and Early Development. "It's an achievement," Fry said. Vance Cortez-Rucker, Chatham School District superintendent, said he was reluctant to call the improvements a success. "It's...
Chatham School Board recall attempt may proceed June after months of public, district-wide testimony from parents criticizing the board and Superintendent Vance Cortez-Rucker for not listening to community concerns. In May, high school students in Angoon left class to protest a School...
Allegations fly in School Board recall process

...Paul, and Wilson did not return numerous calls. In April and May 2006, the School Board approved Superintendent Vance Cortez-Rucker's recommendations to hire Kathryn Carl and Rita Ellen Robinson as administrators in the district. Petitioners...
Three appointed to Chatham School Board

...decision-making to public comment. "They listened to the concerns of the people," Cullum said. Chatham Superintendent Vance Cortez-Rucker called the recall that ousted several of the board members who hired him "a strange event." Last year Cortez-Rucker...
Angoon students lose teacher, stage protest

...fails to meet just one of those benchmarks, it is considered a failure and sanctioned. District Superintendent Vance Cortez-Rucker said that this was the fifth year Eli Katanook Memorial has failed to meet the standards. During the 2005-2006...
Chatham School District hires new superintendent

The Chatham School Board replaced its superintendent earlier this month. Vance Cortez-Rucker said his attorney and the School Board's attorney had developed an "exit strategy" that allows him to step aside with pay while...


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