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Cleveland District Names CEO

By The Associated Press — June 14, 2011 1 min read

The Cleveland school board has promoted the districts chief academic officer, Eric Gordon, to chief executive officer of the 45,000-student district. Mr. Gordon, who previously held teaching or school leadership jobs in Ohio and New Orleans, replaces Eugene Sanders, who retired in February amid a major school system overhaul. The board bypassed three outside finalists for the position.

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A version of this article appeared in the June 15, 2011 edition of Education Week as Cleveland District Names CEO