Superintendent search update to come at school board meeting

Apr 10, 2017

A special board meeting has been scheduled to give updates in the Detroit Public Schools Community District's search for a new superintendent.

The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at district offices in the Fisher Building.

Interviews have been held with superintendent candidates Nikolai Vitti of Florida's Duval County schools and River Rouge Superintendent Derrick Coleman.

The 46,000-student Detroit district is being run by interim superintendent Alycia Meriweather. The district has been under state oversight for the last eight years.