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Deborah Delisle Resigns as State Superintendent

Deborah Delisle Resigns as Ohio Superintendent

COLUMBUS — March 15, 2011 — Deborah Delisle, Ohio's Superintendent of Schools since Fall 2008, was forced to resign March 15, following new appointments to the Ohio State Board of Education by Governor John Kasich.

To read Deborah Delisle's letter of resignation, click here.

A statement from Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks:

Deb Delisle served Ohio schools with integrity and energy, and she collaborated well with Ohio's elected leaders, as well as with all the education stakeholders, including OEA. She will be missed. Clearly,her forced resignation  is another step in the Kasich administration's push for a pro-charter school, private school and voucher agenda at the expense of the 90% of students who attend our public schools.



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