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Official: Ambridge School District Erupting Into “Chaos” – Superintendent Says She’s Leaving

Two Ambridge Area School District officials told this week that board members were previously made to sign nondisclosure agreements (NDA) preventing them from openly discussing district issues with the media.

Currently, those issues allegedly include the discovery of a $1.5 million budget shortfall, according to both officials who spoke on condition they not be quoted by name.

They also claimed district Superintendent Joan Welter informed the board last week that she intends to leave at the end of the school year, and the board is preparing to oust the lawfirm of Weiss Burkardt Kramer which acts as its solicitor.

“The district is in chaos and the public doesn’t know it,” one said.

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