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Mayor Pete Buttigieg reacts to news of South Bend Community Schools Superintendent leaving

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The South Bend community learned Thursday that Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Spells will be moving to a new school district at the end of his contract.

Spells said that he will be taking on a new Superintendent role in Illinois after his contract ends in June 2019.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg had the following to say:

“I appreciate the strong working relationship the City has enjoyed with Dr. Spells and wish him well in his future endeavors. I look forward to communicating with School Board members about the search process they will undertake to identify his successor and trust that, as always, there will be robust community involvement.“

Continue to follow ABC57 for more reactions and responses to the change in the South Bend Community School Corporation. 

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