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Parents: Give Elementary School Principal Tenure

About 100 people turned out in support of Gina Kraus.

Parents: Give Elementary School Principal Tenure

East Hampton parents turned out in droves at the East Hampton School Board meeting on Tuesday night, asking the board to reconsider its position and grand elementary school principal Gina Kraus tenure. 

According to 27East, nearly 100 people attended with 20 people speaking out. 

Superintendent Rich Burns reportedly did not recommend Kraus for tenure, inciting parents parents who praised Kraus for her years of dedication. 

She took the helm at John M. Marshall Elementary School after Chris Tracey retired in January 2012. She served as assistant principal for one year, and taught elementary school for 21 years, 18 of those at JMMES.

For the full story on 27East, click here. 

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