Superintendent Protects Himself Against Abolition

Originally published by Empower Texans

by Charles Blain

James Colbert, Jr., the superintendent who delivered a “battle plan” against legislative attempts to abolish a redundant education agency, secured his own financial protection in recent contract negotiations.

Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees renewed Colbert’s contract with the district a few months ago, and in his negotiations, he pushed to amend his contract to guarantee his salary even if the entity he’s hired to administer ceases to exist.

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