Vidrine gets contract extension, despite continued failure of Southside schools

The Monroe City School board in a 5-2 vote, voted to grant a one-year extension to the contract of Superintendent Brent Vidrine.

Vidrine had sought a new three-year contract, but instead was granted a one-year extension of his present contract.

Vidrine was praised heavily mostly by persons employed by or who had children in Monroe’s Northside Schools, all of which are above average academically.

However, Monroe’s Southside schools are all D and F schools, a condition which h…


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