The Super: L.A. Superintendent Roy Romer may be the most talented man ever to run a big-city school district. He's also bound to fail. There's a lesson in that.

Number 20321
Subject Schools
Source Washington Monthly
State WA
Year 2001
Publication Date June 2001
Summary Article talks about the challenges facing Roy Romer, former three-term democratic governor of Colorado, when he took over as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). According to the story, "Romer had no constituency and no more knowledge of L.A. than a tourist. But he had the itch. 'I'm a challenge junkie,' he said. 'This is the hardest job in America.'
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords superintendent;Los Angeles;Los Angeles Unified School District;LAUSD;democratic governor;Colorado;Washington;Roy Romer;L.A.;schools;school district;classroom;administration;school reform
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