Former CMS board member Trent Merchant (right) offers advice on choosing a search firm, as board member Thelma Byers-Bailey (l-r), General Counsel George Battle III and board member Tom Tate listen.
Former CMS board member Trent Merchant (right) offers advice on choosing a search firm, as board member Thelma Byers-Bailey (l-r), General Counsel George Battle III and board member Tom Tate listen. Ann Doss Helms ahelms@charlotteobserver.com
Former CMS board member Trent Merchant (right) offers advice on choosing a search firm, as board member Thelma Byers-Bailey (l-r), General Counsel George Battle III and board member Tom Tate listen. Ann Doss Helms ahelms@charlotteobserver.com

Tough love for CMS board: Stop arguing, start superintendent search

March 03, 2016 06:02 PM