New Rochelle High Principal Resigns, Hired, Fired within 24 Hours

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The New York Post reports former New Rochelle High School principal Reginald Richardson, who had just announced Friday that he would resign, briefly landed a new job at the New York City Department of Education. Then, The Post reports, Richardson was abruptly let go Saturday after The Post called the DOE.

“Despite the fact that a simple online search yields a number of stories about his past controversies, Richardson told The Post that a team of DOE interviewers never asked him about them,” the Post reports, including including a grade-fixing scandal, the murder of one student and the stabbing of two others.

Richardson joined New Rochelle HS in 2013 after 15 years at the New York City Education Department.

photo courtesy New Rochelle High School

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