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Published: Tuesday, 12/9/2008

Anthony Wayne schools chief to resign

Anthony Wayne Schools Superintendent John Granger announced his retirement effective Aug. 31 at the regular board meeting last night.

Mr. Granger, head of the school district for more than two years, said he announced his retirement months in advance to give the school board time to find a replacement. The board will advertise the position in January and hopes to name his successor by March.

"I have no idea what I'm going to be doing on Sept. 1," Mr. Granger told The Blade after the meeting. "I'm excited about wrapping up my career and starting something new."

The school district has suffered financially, as voters have nixed their requests for additional money four times since May, 2007.

The latest defeat in November was for a 0.5 percent earned income tax, which would have generated $3 million a year for five years.

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