School board plans suit to reclaim charter property before court rules

he Monroe City School Board has voted to file suit to get possession of school equipment of Excellence Academy, even though the final fate of the school has not been decided by the courts.

Thursday, in its regular Board meeting board members were told by Board attorney Doug Lawrence that the district has tried to get the assets of the school which include furnishings and technology, but it is locked in the school building. 

Superintendent Brent Vidrine said, “As a school district, we have an obligation to protect public property, and we believe that the charter school has a legal obligation to deliver and relinquish that property to the Monroe City School Board.”

Robert Tanzy, Sr., president of the Excellence School Board said


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