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Former Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance is scheduled to be released on Monday

Posted at 6:51 PM, Aug 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 07:58:38-04

Monday morning, the former Superintendent for Baltimore County Public Schools, Dallas Dance, is expected to be released from a jail in Virginia.

RELATED: Former Baltimore Co. Superintendent will serve 6 months for perjury

He went behind bars back in April after pleading guilty to perjury charges. Now, he will be under probation supervision for two years and he will have to complete 700 hours of community service.

Back in March, Dance pleaded guilty to four counts of perjury for lying on a disclosure form about receiving close to $150,000 in consulting fees while he was working as the superintendent of Baltimore County.

According to prosecutors, Dance worked with a company that uses school administrators to meet with tech companies and land them contracts with school systems. At the time, his attorneys tried to argue that Dance had simply filled out the forms incorrectly.

But he did plead guilty to perjury and was sentenced to six months in jail.

His successor, Verletta White, found herself in a similar situation of not disclosing outside income she made while serving as school superintendent. She apologized for the mistake and didn't serve any jail time.

The state superintendent of schools will not sign off on White becoming the permanent superintendent because of that mistake.