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American Hero

Gregg W. Downey, Editor
June 1st, 2007

Paul Vallas--arguably this nation's No. 1 superintendent--has just signed on for what many would have good reason to call America's worst superintendency. What's more, it appears he'll be climbing aboard at a substantial cut in pay. Reflecting on his move, one nagging question leaps to mind: Is this guy nuts?

Next month, as you can read on the Front Page of this issue, Vallas--riding high after predominantly successful superintendencies in Chicago and Philadelphia--intends to take the helm of the New Orleans Recovery School District. He wants to lift those troubled schools out of a Louisiana swamp of disaster, back-biting,

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  • American Hero

    Gregg W. Downey, Editor
    June 1st, 2007

    Paul Vallas--arguably this nation's No. 1 superintendent--has just signed on for what many would have good reason to call America's worst superintendency. What's more, it appears he'll be climbing aboard at a substantial cut in pay. Reflecting on his move, one nagging question leaps to mind: Is this guy nuts?

    Next month, as you can read on the Front Page of this issue, Vallas--riding high after predominantly successful superintendencies in Chicago and Philadelphia--intends to take the helm of the New Orleans Recovery School District. He wants to lift those troubled schools out of a Louisiana swamp of disaster, back-biting,

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