News in Brief
Colorado Picks Interim Schools Chief
Colorado's state board of education approved the appointment last week of Deputy Education Commissioner Robert Hammond to become interim commissioner when Dwight Jones leaves next month. Mr. Jones, Colorado’s education commissioner since 2007, is taking over as superintendent of Nevada’s Clark County school district, which includes Las Vegas. Mr. Hammond was hired as deputy in 2008 and was a chief operations officer and an associate superintendent in school districts before that. –AP
Vol. 30, Issue 11, Page 5
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