Published Online: October 22, 2008
Published in Print: October 22, 2008, as Miami Board Approves Contract for New Schools Superintendent

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Miami Board Approves Contract for New Schools Superintendent

Following months of upheaval in the district, the Miami-Dade County, Fla., school board has approved the contract of its new superintendent amid controversy over a racy batch of e-mails allegedly exchanged with a newspaper reporter who covered the district.

The board voted 6-3 on Oct. 10 in favor of Alberto Carvalho’s $275,000 annual contract. The decision comes after a month of uncertainty since he was first named as a successor to Rudy Crew.

Mr. Carvalho, a former science teacher and associate superintendent, had originally sought a three-year contract. But it was modified to two years.

Vol. 28, Issue 09, Page 4

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