Danville Public School Superintendent Dr. Edward Newsome, Jr. resigned today after a closed School Board meeting and received a $160,000 buyout of the remaining 2 year-$150,000 a year contract.
Reaction from the community is mixed on Facebook.
“It’s a sad day for DPS,” Tonya Fullerwinder-Mayo
“Speechless!! What is wrong with Danville?” Derek Allen Linder
“I hear circus music…I have said on numerous occassions he was a bad hire,” former Danville City Council member Adam J. Tomer
“This was clearly a forced resignation,” Bruce Hedrick of SouthsideCentral.com
“A lot of somebody’s wanted him out real bad,” Jerry Echols