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Pioneer puts superintendent on leave until June

The Pioneer School District is parting ways with Superintendent Jill Diehl.

In a special meeting Feb. 11, the Pioneer School Board voted 5-0 to let Diehl remain on leave with pay for the remainder of the contract year in June.

On Feb. 4, the board voted 4-1 to place Diehl on paid administrative leave, and named former Southside Schools Superintendent Doris Bolender as the acting superintendent. The moves came two months after the Pioneer Education Association presented a vote of “no confidence” on Diehl to the board.

School Board President Susan Day read a brief statement at the Feb. 11 meetin...


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