The Austin school board’s annual evaluation of Superintendent Meria Carstarphen may not be complete until early December, marking the fourth year in a row the review has been stalled and the longest setback since Carstarphen took the helm in 2009.
A major factor in the delay this year has been the decision by the nine-member school board to discuss the review only when all members are present. Some of the delay has been caused by a six-week medical leave for one board member and a death in the family of another.
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