Richmond Public Schools, superintendent parting ways on June 30

Richmond Public Schools, superintendent parting ways on June 30

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools announced Saturday that Superintendent Dr. Dana Bedden will leave the school system on June 30.

The announcement comes just a month after many residents were upset about a projected $8.3 million surplus in the budget.

The school system says officials and Bedden reached a "mutual agreement" that he will depart at the of June.

Bedden joined the school system in 2014.

FULL STATEMENT FROM RICHMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS:

Statement on School Division Leadership Today, the School Board of the City of Richmond announces that the School Board and Superintendent, Dr. Dana Bedden, have discussed a mutual agreement that Dr. Bedden's term as division superintendent will end on June 30, 2017.

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