MELISSA HEWEY QUOTED ON STATUTE FOR PRINCIPAL DISMISSAL IN WATERVILLE
Melissa Hewey, Practice Group Leader of Drummond Woodsum's School Law Group, was quoted in the Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, "Waterville School Board Told Recommendation On High School Principal."
The article addresses the whether Waterville Senior High School Principal will be dismissed or returned to his job.
School department attorney Melissa Hewey said, "The statute says you can only dismiss a principal in the middle of a contract for just cause on the recommendation of the superintendent after a hearing, if one is requested by the employee."
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