Moss Point schools superintendent fights for his job

Moss Point Schools Superintendent Kim Staley
Moss Point Schools Superintendent Kim Staley

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - Moss Point Schools Superintendent Kim Staley continued his fight Wednesday to keep his job as leader of the district.

The school board voted not to renew Staley's contract earlier this year. At the appeal hearing, Staley's team argued that the school board let him go about his job blindly, giving him only one written evaluation while serving as superintendent.

School Board President Clifton Magee then testified saying Staley didn't respect the board's authority. Magee also said Staley did not have a solid plan to boost student performance in Moss Point.

"We were constantly rated as 'at risk of failing' or either below failing with no measurable progress, and failure to respond to trustee's directions," Magee said.

Superintendent Staley is expected to testify at the appeal hearing. Patrice Clark will have more details on the hearing tonight on WLOX News at 10pm.

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