August 13, 2007

Slow Search in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Chief Dave Driscoll announced his intention to retire last year. His August 1 departure date has come and now he is gone from the state department of education he oversaw for ten years. Jeffrey Nelhaus is the acting commissioner while the search for a permanent successor grinds slowly on. So what’s been the hold up? Governor Patrick’s grand (but on again, off again) governance plan, says this article.