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Jan. 17, 2013 8:30 am

Jerome Oberlton: Baltimore City Schools chief information officer resigns post

Jerome Oberlton, the city school system’s chief information officer, has resigned his post, according to the Baltimore Sun. From the Sun: Oberlton first stirred controversy in April of last year when a Baltimore Sun investigation revealed that of $500,000 worth of renovations that took place in city school headquarters in 2011, $250,000 went largely to outfit Oberlton’s […]

Jerome Oberlton, the city school system’s chief information officer, has resigned his post, according to the Baltimore Sun.

From the Sun:

Oberlton first stirred controversy in April of last year when a Baltimore Sun investigation revealed that of $500,000 worth of renovations that took place in city school headquarters in 2011, $250,000 went largely to outfit Oberlton’s basement office, with new floors, furniture, light fixtures, electronics and interactive whiteboards. [more]

Oberlton starts a new position Jan. 22 as the chief of staff for the Dallas Independent School District.

Read the full story at the Baltimore Sun.

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