Portland needs ‘honest’ superintendent, board says in rejecting finalist | OregonLive.com


according to Portland school board chair Tom Koehler, board members had soured on their choice.

Although Dickey withdrew, if he hadn’t the board would have asked that he do so, Koehler said.

The sticking point? “A lack of candor,” Koehler said in an email.

A full background report came back last Monday, and by Thursday, Dickey was out.

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