Lawmakers look into how anonymous Pouncey complaint became public
A legislative committee will look into how an anonymous accusation against a candidate for state school superintendent became public while the state Board of Education was considering finalists for the job.
The committee, led by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, met for the first time today.
Members of the state BOE received an unsigned complaint about Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Craig Pouncey in July, while Pouncey was a finalist for state superintendent.
The complaint alleged Pouncey got help from state employees in writing his dissertation when he was a top official at the state... read more