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STL Post Dispatch: “Riverview Superintendent Still Paid Despite His Removal”

June 13th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

More proof for the need for school choice, especially in our poor and minority communities.

By David Hunn

MOLINE ACRES — Riverview Gardens school leaders removed Superintendent Henry Williams three months ago, but they’re still paying him $13,300 a month in salary and $700 a month in car allowances.

According to district records, Williams has collected more than $42,000 since his March removal, when state auditors told the district Williams had directed school money to his girlfriend, his life insurance accounts and his trips in the U.S. and abroad.

School Board members are frustrated. Many residents are livid. “It almost makes me ill,” said Jackie Mink, a homeowner in Bellefontaine Neighbors. “It’s absolutely shameful, a misuse of public trust.” Read more…

Related: Copy of complaint filed By Prosecuting Attorney

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