Brian Osborne turns down Ann Arbor schools' superintendent job

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Brian Osborne has turned down the Ann Arbor school board's offer to become the next superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools, the district announced in an email Sunday.

In declining the job, Osborne cited "a developing family issue," concerns about moving his family from the East Coast and a desire to finish what he had started at his district in New Jersey, school board President Deb Mexicotte said in a statement.

Some members of the community began to grow anxious last week when the district had not received a definitive response from Osborne about the job offer.

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