Jerome Oberlton

3:33 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Ex-Dallas School District Chief Of Staff Pleads Not Guilty In Atlanta Federal Court

Jerome Oberlton, DISD's former chief of staff, was indicted Monday and accused of accepting kickbacks while working for Atlanta public schools.
Credit Oberlton's Linked-in account

Update, 6:20 p.m.: Former Dallas schools Chief of Staff Jerome Oberlton was released on a $25,000 bond Tuesday after pleading not guilty to charges of accepting kickbacks while he worked for Atlanta Public Schools.

Mahendra Patel, Oberlton's partner in the scheme they're both accused of participating in, also was released on bond, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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12:12 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

DISD Chief Of Staff Under Miles Resigns, Expecting Federal Indictment

Jerome Oberlton, who just resigned from DISD as Mike Miles's Chief of Staff. He says he's expecting a federal indictment tied to his work in the Atlanta schools.
Oberlton's Linked-in account

Another chief of staff for the Dallas school district superintendent has resigned. This latest chief says he anticipates being named in a federal indictment.

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