diana wright With earlier start, Flint schools battling the heat By Steve Carmody • Aug 21, 2019 steve carmody / Michigan Radio Flint Junior High was closed Wednesday because of high temperatures inside the school. Other Flint public school students are getting some relief from the heat. Flint school officials plan to have new superintendent in place by September By Steve Carmody • Jun 25, 2018 steve carmody / Michigan Radio Flint school officials are putting their search for a new superintendent on the fast track. The Flint Board of Education has done little publicly since dumping Superintendent Bilal Tawwab back in March. The district hired a former emergency manager to serve as interim superintendent. Flint schools superintendent placed on administrative leave By Steve Carmody • Mar 13, 2018 steve carmody / Michigan Radio The Flint public school district is beginning the search for a new superintendent. Bilal Tawwab became Flint schools superintendent in 2015. His tenure has been dominated by the city’s tainted tap water crisis. Recent tests have shown lead levels remain high in several Flint schools.