Sauer’s return receives praise


WEBUTUCK — Rehiring former Webutuck High School principal Ken Sauer was perhaps the most controversial move the North East Central School District’s Board of Education (BOE) made this year.

Following a flurry of criticism from teachers, parents and students shortly before the 2010-11 school year started, the board voted 6-1 to rehire a principal who, even by the accounts of board members who voted in favor of rehiring him, had issues regarding an aggressive management style toward staff and students.

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