Controversial Detroit School Manager Darnell Earley to Resign Later This Month

© Provided by Associated Press Darnell Earley had formerly presided over the city of Flint and its now lead-contaminated water system and has served as manager of the Detroit schools since January 2015.
© Provided by Associated Press Darnell Earley had formerly presided over the city of Flint and its now lead-contaminated water system and has served as manager of the Detroit schools since January 2015.

The controversial Detroit Public Schools’ emergency manager Darnell Earley is stepping down later this month, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said on Tuesday. 

Earley, who has drawn criticism from the teachers union and black state lawmakers for the crumbling state of the city’s schools, will leave the school district on Feb. 29, the governor said in a statement.

Earley, who had formerly presided over the city of Flint and its now lead-contaminated water system, has served as manager of the Detroit schools since January 2015.

Source: Reuters