37 candidates for Philadelphia schools chief

Dec. 12, 2007
District looks for administrator to replace Paul Vallas

Philadelphia school officials say that 37 people are finalists for the job of district CEO: 29 men and eight women. The list is made up of 15 African Americans, eight Caucasians, one Asian American, and 13 people who did not state their ethnicity. Of the 37 applicants, 21 live outside Pennsylvania and 16 live in the state. Nine of them live in the city or surrounding area. Put another way, 25 candidates live in the East, six in the Midwest, five in the South, and one in the West.

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