Mount Vernon interim school superintendent battles tight budget with bold vision
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Judith Johnson is whipped from meeting to meeting, the pace so fast she can spare just 27 minutes to talk about her vision for Mount Vernon's troubled schools. Then assistants are knocking on her door, urging her to move on.
She doesn't need to do this. Eight months ago, she was retired, with a distinguished career in education behind her. She can go back to that life of enjoyable travels...