Nevada county superintendent returning, school board voids ousting

Friday, August 1, 2014

Superintendent Pedro Martinez said Thursday he will return to work today on the heels of Washoe County School Board Trustees announcing that his ousting last week is void.

The news came in a series of surprise announcements Thursday.

First, the school board's outside legal counsel said in a letter to Martinez's attorney the events of July 22, when six out of seven trustees unexpectedly announced Martinez was relieved of his duties, were now void and that the superintendent should return to work.

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