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Broward Schools Chief Retiring

By Christina A. Samuels — April 05, 2011 1 min read

Jim Notter, the superintendent of the Broward County, Fla., schools since 2007, announced last week that he would retire from the nations sixth-largest district by the end of the school year. A grand jury recently released a report highly critical of what it called corruption in the 257,000-student district. The report criticized Mr. Notters leadership, saying he allowed meddling and interference by the school board.

A version of this article appeared in the April 06, 2011 edition of Education Week as Broward Schools Chief Retiring