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The Search Narrows for New WV Schools Superintendent

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Also Contributing: Associated Press
Reported: Jun. 6, 2014 10:26 AM EDT
Updated: Jun. 6, 2014 1:12 PM EDT
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Roanoke , West Virginia

ROANOKE, W.Va. (Kaylin Searles, AP) – With the retirement of James Phares, effective June 30, the search for a new West Virginia Schools Superintendent is in full swing.

An educational executive leadership search company, Ray and Associates Inc., is conducting the search. RAI told the Board of Education that it was engaged with 248 applicants regarding the position. Ultimately 64 candidates representing 43 different states submitted completed applications.

The search is still being narrowed in on and will continue the search process for the next superintendent of the state, according to officials.

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