KC School Board Makes Interim Green Superintendent

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Promising that “turmoil and inconsistency will come to an end,” Kansas City Superintendent Steve Green agreed to a two-year contract today to become the district’s permanent leader.

Green, who has been interim superintendent, said, “I’m here for the long haul.”

A unanimous school board approved the contract, which will pay Green $250,000 each year of the contract, including two one-year extensions that would extend the contract to four years.

There are no raises in the contract, but instead a network of far-reaching incentives that could provide bonuses. The board opted not to conduct another national search to replace former Superintendent John Covington, board President Airick Leonard West said.

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