Dr. Vickie Cartwright has been chosen to be the next leader of Broward County Public Schools.
Cartwright was picked to be the next superintendent by the school board at a meeting Wednesday.
Cartwright beat out the other finalist for the job, Michael Gaal, a former Air Force flight instructor who has been an administrator in three urban school districts: Oakland, Detroit, and Washington, D.C.
Gaal and Cartwright had gone through a public interview by the board after they were picked as the final two candidates for the job. They also faced the public at a town hall meeting in Plantation Tuesday night.
Cartwright has served as interim superintendent since last August, when Robert Runcie stepped down from the position.
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