Normally, the Wake County school board approves principal appointments unanimously.
But tonight, the board voted 6-2 on the entire list of administrative appointments presented to them. School board vice chairman John Tedesco and board member Debra Goldman didn't specify which one(s) they opposed.
Here's the list:
Teresa Abron was appointed interim principal of Durant Road Middle School with a salary equivalent to $118,164.80 a year. She used to be principal of Dillard Drive Middle, Fox Road Elementary and Lincoln Heights Elementary.
Ramey Beavers was named interim principal of the Wake Early College of Health and Sciences with a salary equivalent to $119,307.84 a year. He was principal of West Lake Middle and Cary High and used to be in charge of student assignment.
Robert Bendel was named principal of Jones Dairy Elementary School with a salary of $88,221.12. He's currently a senior administrator in Wake's Human Resources Department and used to be principal of Royal Elementary School in Franklin County.
Thomas Dixon's contract as interim principal at Middle Creek High was extended. He's led the school since October and his salary is equivalent to $131,580 a year.
Edward Gainor's contract as interim principal of Brassfield Elementary was also extended. He's led the school since October and his salary is equivalent to $105,490.16 a year.
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