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South Lane School District seeks legal advice in controversial case

The school board in Cottage Grove is seeking legal advice regarding the controversy involving their superintendent.

Posted: Jan 12, 2018 1:56 PM
Updated: Jan 12, 2018 2:08 PM

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- The chairman of the South Lane School District board confirmed with KEZI 9 News that the board is seeking legal advice regarding the controversy involving Superintendent Krista Parent.

KEZI 9 News previously reported that members of the teachers' union expressed concern Parent possibly wrote an anonymous letter to the board that slammed a district employee while praising Parent.

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The union asked that Parent be put on administrative leave while the district investigated.

WATCH: Parent Refuses To Talk To KEZI 9 News
READ MORE: Read The Letter From Union To South Lane School District

Board Chair Alan Baas issued a statement saying in part:
"We have been in touch with the Oregon School Board Association and are following the advice of legal counsel."

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