If you missed the livestream of the Washington Parish School Board meeting of August 31, 2023, here it is. The only Agenda item on the notice of the meeting was “Consider employee compensation issues and any matters or action related thereto.” The Franklinton Primary School auditorium was packed and an opportunity to speak was provided. Several did.
Background: On Tuesday (August 29, 2023), school for Washington Parish School System students was canceled but resumed on Wednesday. Protests began on Tuesday near the WPSB office. At issue is pay raises for teachers, custodians, secretaries, aides, lunch room workers, bus drivers, etc.