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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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Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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