Carranza, Richard

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Carranza, Richard Gender: M
Richard Acosta Carranza
born on 5 December 1966 at 09:19 (= 09:19 AM )
Place Tucson, Arizona, 32n13, 110w56
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°05' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°32 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 11°21'


American educational administrator, currently New York City Schools Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education since 2 April 2018. He previously served as the superintendent of the Houston Independent District (2016-2018) and the San Francisco Unified School District (2012-2016).

Carranza is the elder twin son of Mexican day immigrants, a sheet metal worker and a hairdresser and credits his public school education for putting him on a path to college and a successful career.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education from the University of Arizona and a Master of Education with distinction in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University. He has completed his doctoral coursework through Northern Arizona University and is currently pursuing a doctorate of education through Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida in educational leadership.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), 8 Dec 1966, page D4, twin boys born 5 Dec to Mr. and Mrs. A. Simon Carranza at 9:19 AM and 9:23 AM at Tucson Medical Center. A news article reports "Growing up in Tucson, identical twins Richard and Reuben Carranza ... Richard, the older twin by four minutes, is superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District... The 46-year-old brothers" ("Twin Wildcats: Reuben Carranza '90 and Richard Carranza '91" by Gabrielle Fimbres, University of Arizona Alumni, Fall 2013 [1]).


  • Traits : Body : Race (Mexican)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, MEd)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Elder of twin boys)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (High school)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee