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Superintendent resignation on hold

Board of Ed working on leadership restructure


**Update Jan. 8, 2019: Northview Public Schools Superintendent M. Scott Korpak may be staying in the position after all. In a Jan. 5 letter to the district and its families, Board of Education President Doug LaFleur said they are working on a proposal to accommodate Korpak’s health challenges. A leadership restructure is expected to be brought to the Board for approval.

In a letter to Northview families sent Dec. 14, Korpak said that “because of chronic physical health issues that have become more problematic over the last couple of months, I am no longer able to maintain the typical schedule of a Superintendent. Because of this I will be retiring from public school service at the end of this school year.”

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Morgan Jarema
Morgan Jarema
Morgan Jarema is a reporter and copy editor, covering East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills and Northview. She is a Grand Rapids native and a product of Grand Rapids Public Schools, including Brookside and West Leonard elementaries, City Middle/High School and Ottawa Hills. She found her tribe in journalism in 1997 and has never wanted to do anything but write. For 15 years she was a freelance journalist for The Grand Rapids Press, covering local schools and government, religion, business, home & garden and lifestyles. She and her husband, John, think even those without kiddos should be invested in their local schools and made to feel a part of them. Read Morgan's full bio or email Morgan.

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