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DeSoto ISD will be taken over by a state-appointed conservator.
And D’Andre Weaver, the district’s superintendent who announced plans to resign on Sunday during an emergency meeting, told The Dallas Morning News on Thursday that he did not sign a board-approved voluntary resignation agreement and plans to continue as DeSoto’s superintendent.
The Texas Education Agency sent a certified letter to the DeSoto board of trustees Wednesday, informing the district that A.J. Crabill, a former TEA deputy commissioner of education for governance, would serve in that role.
Investigators published a final report last month highlighting financial mismanagement that took place from 2012 to 2018, where the district amassed a $21.6 million budget shortfall through lax management and lavish spending. The report recommended