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The Head Of Fayette County Public Schools Will Be Taking A Temporary Leave

Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk will be taking a leave of absence for medical reasons until at least the end of January and Dr. Marlene Helm will serve as Acting Superintendent.
The following statement was released on Monday afternoon:
“The Board of Education has granted temporary medical leave to Superintendent Caulk so that he can focus his full energy on his health status, and the Board has designated Dr. Marlene Helm to serve as Acting Superintendent to ensure the vital work of the District office moves forward as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the Spring semester.  Dr. Helm has served as Acting Superintendent on multiple prior occasions, and we appreciate her agreement to again assist the School District in this role.”