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Bill Requiring Senate Confirmation for State Superintendent Moves Forward, Despite Skepticism

February 24, 2021

A proposed emergency bill that would require Senate confirmation for the state superintendent of schools has raised the eyebrows of the State Board of Education members, as well as Republican lawmakers. The state superintendent serves a four-year term and is currently appointed by the State Board of Education with no input from the legislature. There’s an ongoing search for the next state superintendent.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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