Tony Habit, executive director of N.C. New Schools. In April, New Schools abruptly shut down, giving its 80 employees less than 24 hours notice that their jobs had evaporated. It filed for bankruptcy, showing debts of $1.5 million more than its assets.
Tony Habit, executive director of N.C. New Schools. In April, New Schools abruptly shut down, giving its 80 employees less than 24 hours notice that their jobs had evaporated. It filed for bankruptcy, showing debts of $1.5 million more than its assets. Chris Seward 2014 News and Observer file photo
Tony Habit, executive director of N.C. New Schools. In April, New Schools abruptly shut down, giving its 80 employees less than 24 hours notice that their jobs had evaporated. It filed for bankruptcy, showing debts of $1.5 million more than its assets. Chris Seward 2014 News and Observer file photo

NC New Schools flouted federal rules as collapse loomed

June 14, 2016 5:00 PM