Superintendent out at Newport News Public Schools

Superintendent out at Newport News Public Schools

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- George Parker III, the superintendent at Newport News Public schools was released from his duties in a special meeting on Wednesday night. Parker will no longer be superintendent of the school district as of February 1. He served as superintendent for the district for nearly five years. Parker has been sharply criticized by parents and teachers who have called for his resignation or firing after police say a 6-year-old student shot and wounded his first-grade teacher …