News Release -- Statement from Mayor Malik D. Evans Regarding Resignation of RCSD Superintendent

City of Rochester

News Release 

(Tuesday, March 26, 2024) – The announcement that Dr. Carmine Peluso is leaving his post as superintendent of the Rochester City School District is extremely unfortunate for Rochester. 

I have appreciated Dr. Peluso’s commitment to and leadership of our schools, as well as the strong relationship he and I have built. Together, we had begun to make important progress for the benefit of city students, and I am very sad to see him go.

It is imperative that the Rochester City School District obtain and maintain strong leadership for the young people of our city. A successful educational system is critical to the success of Rochester, and the City stands ready to support the District as it embarks on this important transition.


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