Newark picks its own school superintendent for first time in 22 years

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The Star-Ledger

May 23, 12:00 AM

Newark picks its own school superintendent for first time in 22 years

Leon will lead the largest school district in New Jersey, months after the state returned the reins of the district to the local board. The board unanimously voted to extend Leon an offer of employment, but still needs to negotiate his contract.

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