You Paid For It – Former School Superintendent’s Sweet Deal

Posted on: 9:16 am, February 4, 2013, by

LADUE, MO (KTVI)  – Several months ago former Ladue Superintendent Marsha Chappelow decided to leave the district in the first year of her three year contract.   She made her leave of absence effective December 1st. But, the Board of Education agreed to pay her through the end of the school year which is June 30th.
 
So she gets her $190,000 salary even though she doesn’t have to come to work.
 
An Assistant Superintendent is taking her place while the School Board searches for a replacement.
 
You Paid For It Investigator Elliott Davis questioned the head of the Board Jayne Langsam who said the School Board did “What was in the best interest of the District”