San Jose Unified hires new superintendent

May 14, 2010 8:00:50 PM PDT
The San Jose Unified School District has hired a new superintendent -- Vincent Matthews.

For the past two and a half years, Matthews has been the state-appointed trustee keeping watch over the troubled Oakland school system.

He has taught in San Francisco and been an administrator in San Leandro and Mill Valley.

He takes over for Don Iglesias, who will retire next month.