People Watch

State taps former NYC chancellor to study troubled district

Dennis M. Walcott will lead review of East Ramapo Central School District, following state investigation

Forrest Claypool named CEO of Chicago Public Schools

Shawnterra Moore becomes superintendent of South San Francisco USD

Beth Mattey named president of the National Association of School Nurses

Highland Park ISD in Kansas and Brevard County, Fla. name new superintendents

Kelley Castlin-Gacutan named superintendent of Birmingham City Schools

Stephen Green takes over as superintendent of Dekalb County School District in Georgia this summer

Curtis Jones becomes superintendent of Bibb County School District

Administrator creates new alternative high school program at Westerville City School District in Ohio

AASA names Alton L. Frailey its next president

Alexis Kirijan was named the first female superintendent of Scranton School District in Pennsylvania

Joseph Davis named superintendent of Ferguson-Florissant School District

Deborah Gist named the first female superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools in Oklahoma

Ohio creates statewide school-threat tipline

Ann Clark and Henderson Lewis leading large districts in North Carolina and Louisiana

Attendance becomes driver's license requirement in Nevada

In other people news, Larry Nyland becomes permanent superintendent of Seattle Public Schools

Minneapolis superintendent must review all minority suspensions

Osceola School District Superintendent Melba Luciano receives Biliteracy Leadership Award