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L.A. Unified selects firm to search for new superintendent

L.A. Unified selects firm to search for new superintendent

The search for a new Los Angeles school district chief moved into the open Tuesday, but it's not clear how long the effort will remain public. The Board of Education selected an executive search firm that emphasized the need to keep the applicants secret until the choice is made. "The more confidential a search, the better the candidates," said William Attea of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, based in Rosemont, Ill. Any activity that potentially exposes candidates would affect who is willing to apply, Attea said. That's because individuals could damage their status in their current positions if they sought the L.A. Unified post and didn't get the job. ...

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