Los Angeles public schools is looking for a new superintendent, and The Los Angeles Times has suggested Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen is a name the School Board would consider.
The Times identified Carstarphen as one of several outsider candidates who could potentially be in the running to take over the country’s second largest school system “if they were interested” and applied for the job. The search process for the job is confidential and candidates have not been publicly identified.
There’s no indication in the article that she has applied or is even interested in the job.
“Still, advocates who have influence with L.A. Unified’s elected Board of Education are pushing certain names,” the L.A. Times reported.
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Atlanta Loop contacted Carstarphen and an APS spokesperson for comment. They were not immediately available. APS is on spring break this week.