Tulsa's Teachers Union Wants Say In Hire Of Next Superintendent

Monday, January 5th 2015, 10:51 pm
By: News On 6

The school board said it's zeroing in on the next superintendent for Tulsa Public Schools.

The board said it's pleased with its four applicants, and said, "they're each well-qualified," to lead Green Country's largest school district.

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The district interviewed candidates on Saturday and said all four are still in the running.

Leaders from Tulsa's Teachers Union said they deserve a seat at the table before a decision is finalized.

"Teachers have always been included in the past. We have, along with the students, the most at stake in this," said Teacher's Union President, Patti Ferguson.

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The board plans to make its pick in the next few weeks.