Richland school board fires superintendent

RICHLAND — The Richland School Board has fired Superintendent Jim Busey, who was accused of having an affair with a district staff member.

The board decided Tuesday that Busey can no longer be an effective superintendent in Richland.

KVEW reported that Busey is accused of violating a morals clause in his contract.

In a statement provided Wednesday to KNDU, Busey said, “All options are being considered personally and professionally and will be determined by my attorneys.”

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