Document Number: 5009Urban School Superintendents: Characteristics, Tenure and Salary - This report contains results of a survey on urban superintendents, and 1997, 1999 and 2001 survey results also are provided as comparisons. The data indicate the average tenure of a major city school district is now 2 and 3/4 years, up from 2 and 1/2 years in 2001. The report also shows about 15% of Great City Schools superintendents come from nontraditional backgrounds. (Council of the Great City Schools, Urban Indicator, vol. 7, no. 1, October 2003)...