Governors Accuse Schools Chief of 'Truancy' Calls for Resignation over Meetings Snub
Byline: BEN TURNER
LIVERPOOL'S education leader was last night facing calls for his resignation after repeatedly snubbing the city's school governors.
Cllr Keith Turner has been accused of treating Liverpool's chair of governors as "nodding donkeys" and showing a lack of respect over a failure to turn up at crunch meetings between the council and the city's governing bodies.
The termly meetings with the council are designed to give governors the opportunity to hear from directors on the city's education blueprint and grill and get feedback from cabinet member Cllr Turner on often crucial schooling matters.
But Cllr Turner has attended just one of five possible meetings since he …
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Publication information: Article title: Governors Accuse Schools Chief of 'Truancy' Calls for Resignation over Meetings Snub. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: September 21, 2009. Page number: 5. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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