Duane Coleman as new head of Oceanside, Calif. schools

Friday, March 28, 2014

Trustees in the Oceanside Unified School District have selected Duane Coleman, the associate superintendent of educational services, to succeed retiring Superintendent Larry Perondi.

“This is an honor,” said Coleman, 52. “This is a great district. We’re really improving and I want to keep improving. I love this city, and most people know I have a passion for Oceanside.”

The school board announced their decision Tuesday night and is scheduled to officially appoint Coleman to the position at the next regularly scheduled meeting on April 22.

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