Watch as opponents of a plan to transfer Gloucester Twp. administrators to different schools find out the school board agreed with concerns.
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Faced with hundreds of incensed parents and teachers, the Gloucester Twp. school board changes course on a plan to transfer principals and vice principals.
An outpouring of fury from parents and educators livid at a planned wide-ranging shuffle of principals and vice principals in Gloucester Township schools prevailed Monday. After hearing two hours of angry comments from teachers and parents about the proposed rearrangement of school administrators midyear and with short notice, the school board of the K-8 district curtailed most of the changes. Instead, the board approved: Emotions—from piercing sobs to angry yelling to rousing words of support and, finally, yells of “thank you!”—punctuated the standing-room-only Gloucester Township school board meeting. One by one, parents and teachers stood to protest a domino situation that would have seen several principals and vice principals …