Four members continue their anti-Tahiliani stance
By Josh Resnek
The School Committee membership decided Monday night to notify as to whether or not they will be inclined to discuss the possibility of a contract extension for Superintendent Priya Tahiliani by December 1st as required by her contract.
The vote was 6-4, and frankly, came as a bit of a surprise.
The wording for the measure is taken from the November 21 School Committee agenda: That the Everett School Committee notify the Superintendent of Schools in writing no later than December 1, 2022, whether or not it wishes to commence negotiations for a successor agreement.
School Committee member Millie Cardello voted for the measure, an unusual move for the senior committeewoman who has shown a propensity to vote as the mayor votes.
The mayor voted against the measure, as did committeemen Jason Marcus, Joe LaMonica and Mike McLaughlin.
The mayor is opposed to Tahiliani and has been for quite some time.
It is no wonder.
Tahiliani filed a complaint against him to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination claiming racism and sexist behavior.Continue reading “School Committee votes to discuss extension of superintendent’s contract”