There is still no official word on why Seekonk school district Superintendent Madeline Meyer , but don't expect to get an answer out of School Committee members.
Committee Chair Mitch Vieira said at the Monday night meeting that the committee members would not comment on the subject.
"It is a personnel issue," he said.
Several sources told Attleboro-Seekonk Patch that Meyer quit because the Seekonk Educators Association was preparing to take a no-confidence vote over allegations of plagiarism. Local resident Bob McKenna said the same thing during the public comment portion of Monday's meeting.
McKenna said Meyer allegedly wrote a letter of appreciation directed to teachers in which she used someone else's words. He said the letter "blew up in everybody's faces," and she was allegedly bullied and possibly intimidated by a member of the teachers union.
"I want to see some results ...This is wrong if this is the way it went down," said McKenna, adding that if a union member bullied the superintendent, it is harassment. "Diplomacy is one of the first things that should be used."
The School Committee had voted in March . The extension followed the committee's mostly positive performance of Meyer. The teachers union had released a more .
Arlene Bosco, director of pupil personnel services, was appointed as interim superintendent on Monday.