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Paul Vallas
1st C.E.O. of the Chicago Public Schools
In office
Appointed by Richard Daley
Preceded by Office created
Succeeded by Arne Duncan
Personal details
Paul Gust Vallas

June 10, 1953 (1953-06-10) (age 67)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Western Illinois University

Paul Gust Vallas (born June 10, 1953) is an American civil servant and politician. He is a Democrat.

He was the superintendent of many schools across the United States. Some of those schools were located in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Bridgeport, and Cook County.

In 2010, Vallas ran for Governor, but lost the primary. Vallas ran for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in 2014 with incumbent Governor Pat Quinn, but lost the election to Bruce Rauner and Evelyn Sanguinetti.

Vallas was born in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at Western Illinois University.

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