The principal of Robb Elementary College the place 19 college students and two lecturers have been shot and killed by a crazed gunman two months in the past has been positioned on administrative depart.
The lawyer for principal Mandy Gutierrez confirmed the event in a press release to the Related Press, however didn’t touch upon why the personnel transfer was made.
Earlier this month a Texas legislative committee faulted Gutierrez and an assistant for not fixing a lock to a classroom they knew wasn’t working earlier than gunman Salvatore Ramos carried out the bloodbath in that room on Might 24.
This was Gutierrez’s first yr in control of Robb Elementary College after she had been with the district for greater than 20 years, KENS 5 reported. She was beforehand a fourth grade trainer and assistant principal on the faculty.
The Uvalde faculty system earlier positioned its College Police Chief Pete Arredondo on depart and seems prepared to fireside him. Harrell, the college superintendent, recommended terminating Arredondo amid criticism of the chief’s actions the day of the mass capturing.
The varsity board was supposed to think about firing Arredondo Saturday, however that assembly was delayed, KSAT-TV reported.
“In conformity with due course of necessities, and on the request of (Arredondo’s) lawyer, the assembly to think about Chief Arredondo’s termination will probably be held at a later date, the school stated.
With Submit wires