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Pittsburgh Chief Stepping Down

By Dakarai I. Aarons — October 12, 2010 1 min read

Pittsburgh Superintendent Mark Roosevelt, who helped the district win a $37.4 million Teacher Incentive Fund grant from the federal government and a $40 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve teacher effectiveness, announced last week that he was resigning after five years in the job. Mr. Roosevelt said he was leaving to pursue a role in higher education. He is a finalist for the presidency of Antioch College in Ohio.

A version of this article appeared in the October 13, 2010 edition of Education Week as Pittsburgh Chief Stepping Down

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