DeKalb County (Ga.) district targets Kansas City (Mo.) superintendent as its new leader Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools

DeKalb County (Ga.) district targets Kansas City (Mo.) superintendent as its new leader

R. Stephen Green is expected to be named as the sole finalist for the DeKalb County superintendent's job.

R. Stephen Green, the superintendent of Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools, is expected to take over the top job for the DeKalb County (Ga.) School District, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The school board is expected to announce Green later Wednesday as the sole finalist for superintendent. He will take over for Michael Thurmond, who has led the district since February 2013. 

Green is in the middle of a five-year contract with Kansas City. He started there in August 2011 as interim superintendent and took the job permanently in 2012.

The Kansas City district has about 16,700 students; DeKalb County has about 100,000 students.

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