Kriner Cash Bio Wiki: Salary, Age, Education, Net Worth

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Kriner Cash
Kriner Cash

Dr. Kriner Cash is currently the superintendent of Memphis City Schools, Tennessee’s largest school district with more than 110,000 students. He has run the district since 2008.
Dr. Cash’s work in Memphis has focused on addressing what he calls systemic failures that hold back students, such as pre-K literacy, retention, and overage for grade, teacher effectiveness, and college readiness. Under his leadership, Memphis was one of three urban districts nationwide that earned a seven-year, $90 million grant to execute its teaching effectiveness initiative. The district has also achieved achievements in elementary, high school, and high school math, 10th grade English, and fifth-, eighth-, and eleventh writing assessments. The graduation rate has risen to an all-time high of 72.6 percent.
Dr. Cash came to Memphis from Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Florida, where he worked for four years as head of accountability and system-wide performance. He designed and developed a human capital performance management system there.
He also served as superintendent of Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools in Massachusetts, as dean, director and professor at Howard University’s School of Education, and as head of department, director and professor at the College of the Arts Liberals of Massachusetts.
Dr. Cash earned his Doctorate in Cultural Diversity Education and Curriculum Reform from the University of Massachusetts. He also holds a master’s degree in policy administration and analysis from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Princeton University.
He is a widowe with three adult children.