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Tony Bennett's chief of staff resigns, too



From our friends at the Associated Press:

A top aide to former Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett is no longer working for the state.

Dale Chu resigned his post as chief of staff on Friday. Chu was earning $150,000 a year. He had previously worked as a top aide to Bennett when he was schools superintendent in Indiana. 

Bennett abruptly resigned last week following allegations that he changed the grade of a charter school run by a major Republican donor during his previous job. 

Chu was one of those on Bennett's staff who received emails discussing proposals to change the grade for Republican donor Christel DeHaan's charter school. 


[Last modified: Monday, August 5, 2013 2:31pm]


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