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.