Temporary leader chosen in Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) district

June 29, 2011
Chief Operating Officer Hugh Hattabaugh will be interim superintendent

From The Charlotte Observer: Almost three weeks after Superintendent Peter Gorman's resignation, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) school board has named Chief Operating Officer Hugh Hattabaugh as interim leader. Hattabaugh will not be a candidate for the top post. He joined the district in July 2007 as an area superintendent. Before that, he was a deputy superintendent in the Little Rock (Ark.) school system. Hattabaugh's pay will rise from about $176,000 to $190,000 during his term as interim superintendent. He also is eligible for a lump sum payment of $35,000 when his interim role ends.

Earlier...
From The Charlotte Observer: Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) School Superintendent Peter Gorman, brought in five years ago to improve the reputation and classroom performance of Schools, says he is quitting. Gorman is going to work a senior vice president for a newly created education division of News Corp.

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