Michigan Superintendent who Plagiarized from Blogger Resigns

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A Michigan school superintendent resigned a little more than a month after he apologized for plagiarism.

As we wrote in May, Barry was accused of plagiarizing “396 words out of 437” from an education blogger for his school newsletter.  Later that month, Barry was suspended for two weeks and “admitted he had committed plagiarism more than once at the district.”

According to Michigan’s ABC-affiliate WZZM-13, Zeeland Public Schools’ Dr. Dave Barry resigned this past week but school board members indicated his resignation was because “it was time to make a change.”

The board members noted that Barry’s plagiarism “has already been addressed.”

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Michigan Superintendent who Plagiarized from Blogger Resigns

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