California District Looking for New Superintendent -- Again

Friday, March 8, 2013

The third time's the charm. At least that's what community members engaged in the search for a school superintendent are counting on.

After two misses -- the first when the school board rejected the finalists, and the second, when the top contender withdrew after blistering public criticism over his perceived homophobia and top-down management style -- the community is looking for a superintendent that's a good fit for the diverse and demanding community. Also important is finding one who will stick around for more than a couple of years.

This time school trustees picked Cedar Rapids, Iowa firm Ray & Associates to recruit and scrutinize candidates.

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