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Scranton School District Chief Operations Officer Resigns

SCRANTON, Pa. — The chief operations officer of the embattled Scranton School District has resigned. Jeff Brazil turned in his resignation Monday to take ...

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The chief operations officer of the embattled Scranton School District has resigned.

Jeff Brazil turned in his resignation Monday to take a position in the private sector.

The Scranton School District is in the midst of severe financial problems.

According to the auditor general's office, the district's outstanding debt exceeds $200 million.

The state has taken over the finances of the Scranton School District.