A federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a lawsuit against Columbus Municipal School District filed by former Superintendent Philip Hickman.
A former superintendent of Columbus Municipal School District has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against the district and certain school board members alleging retaliation and racial prejudice factored into his firing.
Columbus Municipal School District’s board on Wednesday unanimously upheld the termination of former superintendent Philip Hickman.
Testimony from Philip Hickman on Friday dominated the final day of the termination hearing of the former Columbus Municipal School District superintendent.
A recording of a telephone call in which the attorney for the Columbus Municipal School District said then-school superintendent Philip Hickman threatened a board member with a lawsuit if the board member didn’t vote to extend Hickman’s employment contract highlighted Thursday’s opening day of Hickman’s termination hearing at Brandon Central Services.
The Columbus Municipal School Board approved the hiring of a legal consultant during a special call meeting Friday, a day after an attorney for former superintendent Phillip Hickman requested a termination hearing.
For sale or not for sale? That was the question during Monday’s meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Amid a board investigation of school district finances, Columbus superintendent Philip Hickman publicly lashed out against the board president Friday.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to hire the Clinton-based Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct the district’s next superintendent search.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees plans to choose a search firm for the hiring of a new superintendent on Jan. 17.