School boards are considering how they’ll name finalists in superintendent searches

Chalkbeat Colorado: As four of Colorado’s five largest school districts hunt for their next superintendent, they’ll be walking a fine line, trying to balance competitive hiring practices and job candidates’ desire for privacy against the public interest — and even the law.

As districts search for their new leaders, a key question they face is whether to publicly name a single finalist or several.

“School boards feel enormous tension,” said Joshua Starr, a former superintendent and CEO of PDK International, a membership association for educators. “They need to show the community that they’ve made a credible choice.”

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