The publishing company says that a press release that indicated it was the winner of the textbook competition that was still underway was a misunderstanding.
City voters choose consolidation, but it remains to be seen how quickly any merger can take place.
The newly elected mayor has reportedly not considered any other candidates except Kaya Henderson, who has served in the role since Rhee stepped down last year.
Christina Kishimoto's appointment was nearly derailed by last-minute objections from the city's mayor.
The seven-member school board voted to end Maria Goodloe-Johnson's tenure after a state audit revealed about $1.8 million in misspent funds.
Early voting started Feb. 16 and has brought out just over 4 percent of registered voters in the city.
The district that Marc Johnson leads, Sanger Unified near Fresno, was recently profiled in an Edweek report on response to intervention.
The progressive thinktank said that some charter school principals reported as many barriers to improving teacher quality as principals in traditional public schools.
The shrinking district is faced with looking for an executive staff at the same time it is facing severe budget constraints.
By guest blogger Sarah D. Sparks In the wake of dropping membership and deepening economic woes, the nation's largest professional groups for district superintendents and elementary school principals have thrown their lot in together. As part of a "functional consolidation," the Arlington, Va.-based American Association of School Administrators plans to move into the offices of its Alexandria, Va. neighbor, the National Association of Elementary School Principals in the next one to two years. Each group will keep its own name, board, leaders and members, but will share staff, space and purchasing power, according to Daniel A. Domenech, AASA's executive ...