By J.R. SPARKE
HOPE—Alleged student safety issues at the White City Schools were discussed by the Rural Vista Unified School District Board of Education during a regular monthly meeting Monday night at Hope.
The nature of the allega-
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tions were not made public, with the discussion taking place during a series of sessions closed to the public for a total of 50 minutes. Provisions of the Kansas Open Meetings Act allow boards of education to close meetings to the general public when certain student-related topics are on a meeting agenda.
This was the case during Monday night’s meeting.
Andrea Timm of White City was accompanied her husband, A.J., when she spoke to board members for 20 minutes. Also present were Superintendent of Schools Ralph Blevins and White City Schools Principal Kate Harmison. The board then met 15 minutes in closed session with Superintendent Blevins and Principal Harmison.
Addressing the board, Supt. Blevins and Principal Harmison in a 10-minute closed session with Cristie Brown.
More information will be coming on this meeting.