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Rodney Peterson

By adamg - 8/2/12 - 6:39 am

The Globe reports School Superintendent Carol Johnson is now investigating whether Rodney Peterson, late of the O'Bryant School, abused his sick time - he may have even been marked as present even on the day he was being arraigned for choking and punching his wife.

By adamg - 7/11/12 - 8:21 pm

WBUR talks to Mary Tamer, a member of the School Committee who says she cannot believe how Superintendent Carol Johnson was going to just let former O'Bryant co-headmaster Rodney Peterson get away without any punishment after pleading guilty to beating his wife.

Her outrage is unusual on a committee hand-picked by the mayor.

By adamg - 7/10/12 - 6:47 pm

The Dorchester Reporter talks to at-large Councilor John Connolly, who says the Rodney Peterson case - especially the revelation that Johnson did nothing to discipline him even after he pleaded guilty - is just the latest in a string of "bad decision

By adamg - 7/10/12 - 10:12 am

School Superintendent Carol Johnson appeared on WBUR this morning to discuss the Rodney Peterson case, several days after the Globe reported she'd promised Peterson she'd take no action as long as the case stayed out of the media.

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By adamg - 7/8/12 - 10:48 am

The Globe details how School Superintendent Carol Johnson did nothing after then O'Bryant co-headmaster Rodney Peterson pleaded guilty to domestic violence and applied for a new job in Memphis - and may have promised to keep that up as long as news didn't leak out (which it did). But the kicker to the whole thing is in the very last two paragraphs:

By adamg - 6/15/12 - 10:29 am

UPDATE: The Globe reports Peterson has resigned his O'Bryant position.

Rodney Peterson, co-headmaster of the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, was a finalist to become principal of a Memphis middle school, but withdrew his name after a Memphis TV station reported he was on probation on a domestic-violence charge in Boston.

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