The superintendent of Eanes schools said Friday that she erred in offering a campus administrator job to a finalist whose history included questionable text messages to a student, and Eanes trustees said they would review how officials vetted the prospective assistant principal.
The comments capped a week that began with the announcement of a new Westlake High School assistant principal, Paul Weil, then a rapid public outcry over a criminal investigation in Weil’s recent past and finally an Eanes decision to rescind the job offer.
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