Earlier Monday, social media posts spoke of a meeting in the Washington Parish Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.,m. Monday night concerning pay raises, and that pay raises for teachers, custodians, secretaries, aides, lunch room workers, bus drivers, etc. had not been approved.
Protesters gathered near the WPSB office Tuesday morning. (See the video)
Meetings by the WPSB are scheduled including the following:
- The Washington Parish School Board will meet in special session at the Franklinton Primary School Auditorium, 610 T. W. Barker Drive, Franklinton, Louisiana, on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Notice of the meeting included one Agenda Item: Consider employee compensation issues and any matters or action related thereto.
- A special meeting (previously-scheduled) will also be held at 5:30 p.m. on September 5, 2023 at the School Board Office, 800 Main Street, Franklinton, Louisiana.
- Additionally, the Washington Parish School Board will meet in regular session at the School Board Office, 800 Main Street, Franklinton, Louisiana, on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 6:00 P.M.