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Houston Picks Schools Chief

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Abelardo Saavedra will become the first Hispanic superintendent of the 212,000-student Houston Independent School District when he is sworn in on Dec. 9. The school board unanimously chose Mr. Saavedra, who has been the interim superintendent, over a field of 22 other candidates on Nov. 13.

Vol. 24, Issue 13, Page 4

Published in Print: November 24, 2004, as Houston Picks Schools Chief

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