Idaho superintendent resigns less than a year after taking job

Friday, May 17, 2013

After just six months on the job, interim superintendent Dr. Tom Michaelson says he's stepping down as leader of the Nampa School District.

The announcement came at the end of Tuesday night's school board meeting where board members also voted on more cuts to help make up the district's $5.1 million deficit.

MORE TEACHER, SPORTS, SALARY CUTS

During Monday's meeting, board members made a a series of cuts to help save more cash.

Members chose not to fill 27 staff positions left open by staff members resigning or retiring. They also voted to eliminate freshmen baseball and softball programs throughout the district. The last cut involved a five percent decrease in supplemental salaries.

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