Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Record Shows How Oconee School Board Closed Part Of Its Retreat So Board Members And School Staff Could Eat Lunch And Talk In Private

***Remainder Of Meeting Open But Access Difficult***

Oconee County Schools Superintendent Jason Branch emphasized at the Jan. 8 meeting of the Oconee County Board of Education that the Board’s Jan. 16 retreat would be open to the public.

The Board and Branch’s staff took a number of steps before and after that announcement, however, that made it difficult--and in one case impossible–for the public to access that meeting.