Author: Melissa Weinman

Woodland Elementary Charter School principal removed, district says

The principal of Woodland Elementary Charter School has been removed from her position while Fulton County officials investigate “unprofessional behavior.” Susan Hale, a spokesperson for Fulton County Schools, said effective April 18, Ruth Baskerville is no longer principal of Woodland Elementary School in Sandy Springs. “She is still currently employed but we are reviewing her employment status,” Hale said. Hale estimated that the investigation should be completed by the end of the week. “There have been allegations of a pattern of unprofessional behavior,” Hale said. “There’s enough information that we are able to remove her as principal. How that will affect her employment status that I don’t how long it will take.” Hale would not comment on why Baskerville was removed as principal. “Beyond that there’s not much I can say because it’s a personnel issue,” Hale said. Baskerville has been principal at Woodland Elementary School since 2007.  ...

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