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Don't waste money searching for a new schools CEO

Here we go again. Our dear mayor and the clowns on the city school board are going to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on their search for the replacement to schools CEO Andrés Alonso.

Why not look at the current assistant chief, Tisha Edwards, who I'm sure is more than capable to be the new school superintendent. She has the experience and knowledge of the entire school system.

We do not have the money to spend on searching all over the country for a person. Keep the money here.

Barry Yoffee

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
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