ZEELAND, Mich. – Zeeland Public Schools Superintendent Dave Barry has been suspended for two weeks without pay after admitting to plagiarism, according to WZZM-TV 13 in Grand Rapids.
Barry admitted to plagiarizing someone else’s work for a piece he submitted to a staff newsletter, WZZM reported.
“The Zeeland board of education does not condone plagiarism in the classroom, among the staff or in any part of the education process,” board President Tom DenHerder said, according to WZZM.
SOURCE: WZZM-TV13, “Zeeland superintendent admits to more plagiarism,” May 25, 2012
FURTHER READING: Michigan Education Report, “Professor dismissed for plagiarism in school consolidation study,” May 27, 2011