Board rehires Barrett

Board members conduct annual review of administrative staff

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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School board members on Monday renewed the superintendent’s contract for the next school year after reviewing and evaluating his performance.

Following a lengthy executive session, board members voted 5-1 to renew the contract of Gentry Public Schools’ superintendent Randy Barrett. Jim Barnes, Coye Cripps, Dani Cypert, Gary Dunlap and Scott Mc-Collum voted in favor of the contract renewal. David Williamson opposed it and Ted Dorn was absent at the Monday night meeting.

Barrett was evaluated on the basis of the following goals set by the board a year ago: 1. Improve ACT (test) scores in comparison to other 4A schools in Benton and Washington Counties;2. Maintain a 10 percent carryover balance in school funds; 3. Collaborate with the ...


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