Turnover spikes in Virginia schools’ top jobs

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

When Loudoun County’s Edgar B. Hatrick III retires this year, he takes with him the longest tenure of any current school superintendent in the state — 23 years in the top job and more than 47 years with the division.

Nowadays, staying that long is rare. Leaving is not.

As of July, more than half of Virginia’s 133 public school superintendent jobs will have turned over since the start of 2012, according to an analysis by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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