CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Dr. Peter Gorman announced Wednesday afternoon his resignation as superintendent of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
Gorman has accepted a leadership position with News Corporation in its nearly formed Education Division. His last day with CMS will be August 15.
According to a statement released by News Corporation, "Dr. Gorman will be named Senior Vice President and work with school districts to implement the division's programs, as well as review their integrity and effectiveness."
"Pete's success running one of the largest schools systems in the United States, combined with his commitment to educational innovation are the perfect complement to our mission," said Joel Klein, CEO of News Corporation's Education Division.