Newark Superintendent Short-List

The Star-Ledger says the leading candidates for Newark’s new superintendent are John King (New York’s State Senior Deputy Commissioner heavily involved with its Race To The Top application); Jean-Claude Brizard (Rochester Superintendent); Chris Cerf (consultant to Mike Bloomberg and former deputy schools chancellor of NYC); John White (deputy chancellor of NYC’s Division of Talent, Labor, and Innovation); and “longshot” Michelle Rhee.