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Acountability exits the stage

| Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, 9:00 p.m.

Let me see if I understand: The Pittsburgh Public Schools recently hired a superintendent, Anthony Hamlet, the legitimacy of whose credentials and effectiveness have been questioned. And the new superintendent was vetted by someone who received generous compensation without full financial accountability. If so, how fortunate for the principle players. But what have the taxpayers, educators and students received for their money and trust? Will the education, future and opportunities of the precious students be enhanced by any of this?

That latter question ought to have been the chief principle defining the hiring process. Perhaps Rosencrantz and Guildenstern never really perish.

Donald Scandrol

Ohio Township

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