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One day after his fellow board members rejected a union’s request to oust him, Palm Beach County School Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy is set to host a Q & A session on Facebook Live.The online forum, which begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, aims to ensure that parents, students and staff are ready for campuses to reopen on Monday, Sept. 21.The district’s chief operating officer, Wanda Paul, will be present during the session as well.Please join us tonight at 5 p.m. for a live question and answer session over on Facebook Live at https://t.co/rYYIZkexOZ You can also find answers to many questions on our website here: https://t.co/CHsrnwFYeO pic.twitter.com/jOlVeBwERB— Donald E. Fennoy II (@SuptFennoy) September 17, 2020 On Wednesday, the school board rejected a request from the Classroom Teachers’ Association to remove Fennoy, due to what the union considered “a pattern of failed leadership and lies and deceptions” regarding the district’s campus reopening plans, according to our news partner, WPTV NewsChannel 5.The union’s letter went on to note Fennoy’s alleged “indifference towards valid health concerns, refusal to consider fair working conditions, and a sheer lack of both ability and willingness to properly plan for the safest and most effective transition to back-to-campus operations. ”Meanwhile, the district has posted an FAQ page to address many questions about the new school year and the return to brick-and-mortar learning.