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SCRANTON SCHOOL BOARD STATEMENT ON MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 12TH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUGUST 13, 2019

SCRANTON SCHOOL BOARD STATEMENT ON

MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 12TH

On Thursday of this week, the Scranton School Board will convene a Special Meeting at

6:30 pm in the auditorium at Scranton High School. The agenda will include the adoption

or rejection of the Recovery Plan prepared by Chief Recovery Officer, Dr. Candis Finan. The

Board will also accept or deny a separation agreement with Superintendent, Alexis T.

Kirijan, Ed. D. and will address additional personnel matters as well.

As always, public comment will be welcome at this legislative meeting. Additionally, Dr.

Finan has agreed to make herself available for questions and comments on Wednesday,

August 14th from 6 - 8 pm and on Thursday, August 15th from 10 am - 12 pm. Both sessions

will be held in the auditorium at Scranton High School.

The Board looks forward to continuing its efforts alongside District administration, the

Scranton Federation of Teachers, the SEIU 32BJ, the Chief Recovery Officer and the

Pennsylvania Department of Education. All are working in concert to prepare for the start

of the 2019-2020 school year and to bring the Scranton School District to solvency in the

most fair, reasonable and efficient manner possible.

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