Portland Public Schools (PPS) Board of Education announced the decision to advance Dr. Donyall Dickey as the sole finalist for consideration to serve as the next Superintendent of PPS. Dr. Dickey has an extensive record of success in urban school districts, from classroom instruction to district-wide leadership, turning around underperforming schools and helping students achieve high academic standards. He is currently the Chief Schools Officer and the Chief Academic Officer in Atlanta Public Schools where he is responsible for the daily operations of 98 schools and programs and the district-wide academic programs for 50,000 students. Read the entire announcement here.