Akron Public Schools Superintendent David James has announced he will retire from the position next June.
James has been with the Akron Public Schools for almost 29 years. He's been superintendent for the past 12 years.
"It's time," James stated in a press release. "This has been challenging and fulfilling for me. I have been honored to work with students, parents, dedicated educators and community leaders who have all come together to make Akron Public Schools stronger than it was 12 years ago."