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For Miami-Dade schools chief, four more years

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho had his contract extended Wednesday until 2015 -- even though the contract was still good for another two years -- because School Board members feared he would be courted to another education gig.

Carvalho has recently been approached about becoming state education commissioner or superintendent in Broward County. Palm Beach is hunting for a new leader, too.

"Some people on the board feared" he would take one of those jobs, Board Member Raquel Regalado said on Spanish-language radio Thursday morning. "Though the reality is that he could leave at any time."

Read more from Kathleen McGrory here.


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