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Finding The Right Big-City Superintendent

By Alexander Russo — April 17, 2007 1 min read

It’s hiring time again in a lot of big cities around the nation, and as contributor Regina Matthews finds out, no one’s quite sure about what they’re looking for:

What does a big city school system need in a schools chief? They’re pondering the problem in Philly (What Sort of Leader for Schools? Philadelphia Inquirer) and in Boston (Replacing School Boss Tough Task Boston Globe), as Seattle picks a schools CEO (A Little Tutorial for New Schools Chief Seattle Times) and Detroit wonders what to pay a schools chief (Detroit Schools CEO… Detroit Free Press).

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