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School Board goes into executive session

Litigation discussed during meeting
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Members of the community came out to a special-called school board meeting in hopes of hearing discussion or asking questions regarding an update of a desegregation lawsuit.

Despite its afternoon time slot, the special-called Lincoln Parish School Board meeting drew a small crowd on Monday.
The 1 p.m. meeting called by Board President Otha Anders to discuss pending litigation in the United States of America v. Lincoln Parish School Board lasted fewer than 10 minutes before it was called into executive session, forcing members of the media and public to wait outside.
The focus of the meeting was a strategy session and/or action in regards to pending litigation, which involved a status update of the board’s compliance with a court order that was filed decades ago to desegregate parish schools.

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