EBR to begin process of selecting new superintendent

EBR to begin process of selecting new superintendent
Former EBR Superintendent Leslie Brown (Source: EBRPSS)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will meet Thursday to discuss how to move forward following Superintendent Leslie Brown’s sudden resignation.

The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15. You can watch live here.

In a letter penned by her husband, Brown resigned just weeks after announcing she was taking emergency medical leave. The school system did not specify the reason for her medical leave.

Click here to read the full letter.

Board members say they are hopeful the process will be quick.

Brown was selected to become the new superintendent by the school board back in August. She beat out finalist, Dr. Nakia Towns, for the job.

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