BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44 ) — The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is expected to decide between five candidates fighting for the chance to replace current Superintendent John Dilworth.
The group went into a private meeting trying to narrow down the list from 6 to 3 candidates.
Tisha Edwards removed herself from the race.
Before going into session, several board members argued in front of a frustrated crowd. one member even saying they should start the search over.
"I don't know that any meet the level of excellence we demand students teachers and as citizens of EBR Parish, " said EBRPSS board member, Craig M. Freeman.
"I just wanted to know why my colleague dislike Dr. Bristol so much," said EBRPSS board member, Bereta Lee.
The board is still expected to make its final decision next month.