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NJ Schools Development Authority (SDA) Terminates 30 SDA employees

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Trenton NJ, The interim director of the state Schools Development Authority (SDA) today notified around 30 unqualified SDA employees that they no longer work at the embattled state authority.

Those dismissed in the aftermath of the era of former director Lizette Delgado, included many whom she hired, including the director of personnel,  projects manager, deputy chief of staff and press secretary.

The firings comes in conjunction with new findings related to two outside legal reviews of the SDA.

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New Jersey Attorney General’s Office to investigate the hiring practices and allegations of employee file tampering at the state’s Schools Development Authority

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Parsippany NJ, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce is applauding the reported action by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office to investigate the hiring practices and recent allegations of employee file tampering at the state’s Schools Development Authority.

DeCroce was among a group of legislators last week demanding an investigation of the authority following numerous reports of mismanagement of the agency under the chief executive Lizette Delgado-Polanco, who has allegedly turned the SDA into a patronage pit by hiring political allies and dismissing experienced staff members. Besides working as the CEO of the schools authority, at a salary of $225,000, Delgado-Polanco also serves in a leadership capacity at the Democratic State Committee.

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