Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Alberto Carvalho | Leading with Smarts
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When Alberto Carvalho took the job as Superintendent of the country’s fourth largest district, Miami-Dade, he was faced with an impossible challenge. To overcome three levels of bankruptcy for the school district, Carvalho reinvented the school system, eliminating poor performers and focusing on results and data-driven decision making. Listen as David and Alberto discuss this successful turnaround, why he fired nine principals his first week, and being knighted in his home country of Portugal.

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