Eye on Education

Youngstown Schools Face Restructuring for Second Time in Three Years

For the second time in three years, the Youngstown school district faces a major reform effort.

And, for the second time in three years, the district may also have to hire a new superintendent: Superintendent Connie Hathorn is a finalist for a new job as superintendent of the LIttle Rock, Ark., school district. Hathorn started in Youngstown in September 2010.

The changes are in response to shrinking enrollment and a projected deficit.

“We can’t continue to do what we’re doing,” Superintendent Connie Hathorn said at an Academic Distress Commission meeting Thursday.

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