Fran Rabinowitz replaced lightning rod Paul Vallas as school chief on an interim basis and stayed on longer than expected, but now the Board of Education has started the process to ink a permanent superintendent. Has Rabinowitz had enough of the rollercoaster world of the school board with three chairs in three years? Plus some meetings have the potential to turn into the Monday night fights. Finding a new chief could take 18 months more.
CT Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck has more:
“We owe it to the district to have a permanent superintendent,” Board member Howard Gardner said. “Our focus has to be moving forward … We need a long term plan.”
That time frame would stretch to the end of Interim School Superintendent Fran Rabinowitz current contract with the district that goes through June 2017.
Some members of the board, however, question if Rabinowitz can legally stay in the position that long, at least at full salary.
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