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KPS Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri poses for a photo at the Loy Norrix Class of 2021 commencement ceremony. This was one of few opportunities she had this year to attend an in-person event in her new role.

Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri: a year as superintendent in review

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief June 17, 2021

“In some sense it feels like it’s been multiple years and in some senses it feels like it’s only been a few months. It’s that relativity piece depending on the context because the pandemic has...

KPS School Board selects Chicago administrator as next superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools

KPS School Board selects Chicago administrator as next superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools

Claire Goodwin-Kelly, Sports Editor March 4, 2020

On Wednesday, February 19th, the KPS school board offered Rita Raichoudhuri the superintendent position. Raichoudhuri is a former Chicago Public Schools administrator with almost 20 years of education...

Interim Superintendent Gary Start works at his desk. He will be taking over until Kalamazoo Public Schools finds a permanent replacement for Dr. Micheal Rice.

Kalamazoo Public Schools search for a new Superintendent

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager February 6, 2020

Following Dr. Micheal Rice’s permanent move to become the state superintendent of Michigan, the Kalamazoo Public Schools District has been moving along in the process of finding a new superintendent.  Dr....

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