Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Martinez takes Reno supt. job; is Hite new Philly chief?

According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Pedro Martinez has accepted the superintendent job in Washoe County, Nevada. He was one of two finalists for the Philly superintendent's job.

Martinez takes Reno supt. job; is Hite new Philly chief?

Pedro Martinez (left) currently works in Clark County, Nev. William R. Hite Jr. (right) leads a school district in Maryland.
Pedro Martinez (left) currently works in Clark County, Nev. William R. Hite Jr. (right) leads a school district in Maryland.

According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Pedro Martinez has accepted the superintendent job in Washoe County, Nevada.  He was one of two finalists for the Philly superintendent's job.

So does that mean that William R. Hite Jr., the other finalist, has the job?

Stay tuned.  No word from the School Reform Commission yet.  After a brief meeting on other matters today, search committee chair Wendell Pritchett and SRC chairman Pedro Ramos said they were still talking. 

District spokesman Fernando Gallard said this afternoon that "our process is still ongoing."

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