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Einstein Board meeting cancelled

The Einstein board found out ten minutes before their scheduled board meeting that member Ryan Bennet would not be able to make the meeting and therefore the board could not reach a quorum.  After consulting their legal counsel the board decided to cancel the meeting.

Board President Ramona Perkins said the agenda included action items such as interviewing potential board members and decisions regarding bylaws.  Without a quorum the board would not be able to vote and therefore they thought it best to cancel the meeting.

The board will reschedule the meeting for later this month or push the agenda items to next month’s meeting, which is Nov.1 at 6pm at Einstein Charter School.

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About Marta Jewson

Marta Jewson covers education in New Orleans for The Lens. She began her reporting career covering charter schools for The Lens and helped found the hyperlocal news site Mid-City Messenger. Jewson returned to New Orleans in the fall of 2014 after covering education for the St. Cloud Times in Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with majors in journalism and social welfare and a concentration in educational policy studies.