Kettering board addresses school officials leave

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KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – The Kettering Board of Education held a news conference today to provide additional information regarding Superintendent Dr. Jim Schoenlein and Treasurer Mr. Steve Clark. The two administrators were recently put on paid administrative leave for unspecified reasons.

2 NEWS learned that both men have been issued a letter of pre-disciplinary hearing notice which state the board is considering action against them, including termination of contract.

The letters accuse Schoenlein and Clark of unprofessional behavior and of not working cooperatively with the the board. It suggests Schoenlein may have directed staff members to conduct levy campaigning on work time.Image (1) Kettering.jpg for post 21720

The board will meet with both men on Wednesday, May 28 at  9 a.m. where they will be given the opportunity to respond to the contents of the letters. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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