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Ionia Public High School Principal resigns two days after district administration denies claims of misconduct

Posted at 5:30 AM, May 06, 2022

IONIA, Mich. — A letter from Superintendent Benjamin Gurk of Ionia Public Schools was released on May 5, informing parents and students that the district had received and accepted Jonathan Duley’s resignation as Ionia High School principal.

Two days prior on May 3, the district released a statement denying accusations of misconduct against Principal Duley that had been made on social media.

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According to the May 5 release, Principal Duley’s resignation was due to personal reasons and effective immediately. Superintendent Gurk noted that the district does not comment further on resignations.

You can see the full release here.