The “mutual agreement” that will push Walter Milton out of his job as Springfield school superintendent may not have been all that mutual after all.
Milton told reporters Wednesday that he would have preferred to stay in Springfield, but circumstances did not permit that.
But both Milton and school board president Susan White still refuse to discuss what led to the deal to pay Milton $178,000 to leave his job, reportedly by March 31st.
And White also will not discuss any plans for finding an interim superintendent to take over after Milton leaves, or what will be done to ensure a successful transition.
But she insists the secrecy is not unusual, and is in fact typical of most personnel matters.