Philly schools superintendent candidate takes job in Nevada

    And then there was one.

    Pedro Martinez, one of two candidates for the School District of Philadelphia superintendent position, has taken a job in Nevada.
    “My belief is that the key to really showing significant and sustainable gains is to work with staff,” Martinez said earlier this week as the School Reform Commission reviewed his candidacy and that of William Hite.

    But RGJ reported today that Martinez will become the Washoe County School District in Nevada. Martinez seemed less daunted by the Philly district’s dismal budget outlook, saying he’s seen worse in Chicago and Nevada. This new job will keep him close to home, as he’s currently the Deputy superintendent for instruction in Clark County, NV.

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