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The DeSoto Independent School District voted to part ways with new superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine, who was placed on paid leave after her first day on the job in light of an Atlanta cheating scandal. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto Discloses Superintendent Severance Agreement

DeSOTO (CBSDFW.COM) – DeSoto ISD says it’s moving forward after releasing details about the severance package given to former Superintendent Kathy Augustine. On Friday, the DeSoto ISD school board released an email saying they had […]

09/09/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto School Board Votes To Remove Superintendent

The DeSoto ISD School Board voted 3-2 Monday to part ways with embattled superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine, who was placed on paid leave after her first day on the job.

08/08/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto ISD Debating What To Do With Superintendent

DeSoto ISD trustees don’t want controversy, but that’s the one thing guaranteed with Kathy Augustine’s hire. But now, to go forward without her could generate even more controversy over paying her to leave.

07/26/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto School Board Abruptly Ends Meeting, Superintendent Remains On Leave

The DeSoto ISD School Board took no action Monday night during a closed door meeting that could have determined the fate of its superintendent, who will remain on paid leave.

07/25/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto School Board To Discuss Future Of New Superintendent

The DeSoto School Board is set to discuss the future of the new superintendent who came from an Atlanta school system embroiled in allegations of widespread cheating on standardized tests.

07/25/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

DeSoto Superintendent May Soon Find Out Job Status

A former Atlanta public schools administrator may find out Monday if she will remain as superintendent of the DeSoto Independent School District.

07/24/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

1st Day On Job = Paid Leave For New DeSoto Superintendent

Trustees of the DeSoto Independent School District held a lengthy closed-door meeting that lasted late into the night before Superintendent Kathy Augustine read a statement announcing she was taking the leave of absence effective Tuesday.

07/12/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

1st Day For Just-Hired DeSoto Superintendent Could Be Her Last

Today is the first day on the job for DeSoto’s new school superintendent. But, under fire for a cheating scandal in Georgia, Kathy Augustine’s first day could also be her last.

07/11/2011

Newly hired DeSoto ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Augustine. (credit: Atlanta Public Schools)

Georgia Investigation Has New DeSoto Superintendent Under Suspicion

She won’t officially start work until next week but the new DeSoto Independent School District Superintendent is already under a cloud of suspicion. New hire Dr. Kathy Augustine comes to DeSoto from the Atlanta, Georgia school system.

07/07/2011