Sam Sochet

‘Failing’ Van Buren principal replaced
News Melissa Chan 6/29/2012 at 10:02AM

An unpopular principal of a failing Queens Village high school, who local leaders and parents rallied to remove in February, has been replaced, according to the Department of Education. Principal Marilyn Shevell — called an “ineffective leader” by members of the PTA and community — retired from Martin Van Buren High School, education officials said. [...]