Scarsdale schools superintendent resigns amid probe into IRS fines cover-up

The school board learned that Hagerman’s administration covered up for close to a year the imposition of over a million dollars in fines by the IRS for payroll withholding tax errors.

News 12 Staff

May 7, 2022, 11:24 AM

Updated 714 days ago

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Scarsdale schools Superintendent Thomas Hagerman has resigned amid a probe into a financial cover-up.
The school board learned that Hagerman’s administration covered up for close to a year the imposition of over a million dollars in fines by the IRS for payroll withholding tax errors.
Hagerman cited the IRS fines as a "major distraction."
The Board of Education accepted his resignation, with Assistant Superintendent of Schools Drew Patrick named interim superintendent.


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