Board gives OK to personnel changes

Board discusses nine behind closed doors

After holding out nine names for an executive session behind closed doors to discuss the good name and character of people on the personnel recommendation list, the Escambia County (Ala.) School Board approved all leave of absences, resignations, retirements and transfers.

Those actions were taken during the board's meeting a noon on Tuesday.

Board Chairman Cindy Jackson presented the board with a list of personnel up for consideration and asked each board member to pull out any names they wished to discuss in executive session. Jackson said the executive session was needed to discuss the good...