NYC schools chancellor announces new positions for city schools

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New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has announced some major leadership changes for September.

Superintendents and field support center executive directors will report to nine new executive superintendents.

The executive superintendents will be overseen by the first deputy chancellor, which is also a new position. Carranza is also creating a position called chief academic officer and other new deputy chancellor positions.

Carranza says the changes are aimed to streamline the support system for educators and students and create a clear line of accountability.

Hiring for new positions is currently underway.

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