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Parents, school board members concerned about Riverside superintendent's departure

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Roberta Kramer (Photo: Riverside School District) Roberta Kramer (Photo: Riverside School District)
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

Riverside High School's principal John McCoy has been on administrative leave since May 3rd and now the Riverside district superintendent just handed in her resignation papers. This move comes in the middle of parent concerns from the confusion surrounding Riverside High School's principal being placed on leaveSuperintendent Roberta Kramer's resignation is effective July 26th.

A board meeting on Thursday quickly turned into a Q&A between concerned parents and board members about what is going on with the superintendent and their Principal John McCoy.

Now that Kramer is leaving for a new assistant superintendent job at Pullman school district, she won't be a part of the decision making if McCoy will come back to the school or not. Four board members will now decide Principal McCoy's fate.

They still could not give KHQ any details on why he was put on leave as it remains under investigation as a personnel issue.

Board members say that they are trying to figure out how to fill Kramer's role as it is new to them. They are learning as they go and are beginning the process to hire a new superintendent.

KHQ has reached out to Kramer multiple times for comment but has not heard back.

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