The Kentucky Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for Sept. 14 to consider whether to remove Bath County School Board chairman Bill Boyd.
State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday said in July that he would recommend Boyd's removal from the Bath County board, and he urged Boyd to consider resigning immediately.
Boyd, however, has said he would fight to keep his elected board seat. He has been on the Bath County board since 2009.
At next week's special state board meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education will present its case against Boyd, after which he will have an opportunity to present a defense.
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The state Office of Education Accountability has alleged several violations by Boyd, including violating Kentucky's open meetings law by calling special board meetings without providing the news media with relevant details, expecting the board to improperly make decisions while in executive session, and involving himself in school personnel matters.
Boyd leads a contingent of Bath County School Board members who have been in a dispute with Bath Superintendent Nancy Hutchinson for the past two years.