Danville Area School District Needs New Superintendent

After just 14 months on the job, Dr. Jason Bendle is no longer superintendent in the Danville Area School District. The school board Wednesday night voted to immediately end their contract with Bendle. The board vice president read from a prepared statement that said Dr. Bendle and school board had “mutually agreed to end their contractual relationship.” The board expects to hire an interim superintendent until a permanent replacement can be found. The school board has agreed to allow Bendle to continue to receive his salary and health benefits for the next year or until he finds another job—whichever comes first. Bendle was superintendent in St. Clair School District in Schuylkill County prior to coming to Danville.