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Interim School Superintendent Named

Dr. Ronald L. Friedman takes over for retiring Hankin.

Dr. Ronald L. Friedman. Photo Credit: Great Neck Schools
Dr. Ronald L. Friedman. Photo Credit: Great Neck Schools
A former Great Neck educator has been named interim superintendent of the Syosset school system, Newsday reported Tuesday night.

Dr. Ronald L. Friedman, a resident of Huntington, will serve in the position until June 30, 2014.

He takes over for the retiring superintendent, Dr. Carole Hankin, whose salary of more than $400,000 brought both criticism and support.

Newsday said Friedman served as Great Neck superintendent from 2004-2009; he also served in the same role in Long Beach.

Patch will have more on this story Wednesday morning.
Fletcher August 28, 2013 at 04:20 AM
Unfortunately, this continued the trend of hiring recycled and retired former superintendents. How is this saving any money when you still have a deputy supt? According to Newsday, he is going to make 20k a month starting in January. I thought this would have been a good opportunity to save some money and maybe give someone new a chance.
Six Pack August 28, 2013 at 06:22 AM
Exactly!
Joe Kennedy August 29, 2013 at 08:10 PM
no wonder he is smiling in that picture, he just hit Syosset Lotto!!!!!!

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