People Watch

New superintendent named for South Carolina district

The Florence County School District Three Board of Trustees voted to hire their next superintendent from within. Laura Hickson, the district's assistant superintendent of instruction, will replace V. Keith Callicutt, who will retire June 30.

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New Mexico school district selects Kim Mizell as next superintendent

The Bloomfield School District Board of Education has selected Kim Mizell to succeed Joe Rasor as the district's next superintendent. Mizell is currently the executive director of Northwest Regional Education Center No. 2, which provides support programs for school districts.

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Selma USD board votes to oust superintendent

The California school district's school board voted 3-2 to oust Superintendent Mark Sutton during a special board meeting. Board members did not discuss why Sutton was dismissed, though many suspected longtime tensions with a board member were the reason.

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Tulsa Public Schools announce next superintendent

Deborah Gist has been named as the next superintendent of schools for Tulsa Public Schools. She currently serves as commissioner of education for the Rhode Island Department of Education.

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Nebraska school district picks new superintendent

Ron Hanson has been named as the new superintendent for the North Platte Public Schools. He is currently assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Papillion-LaVista, a district of approximately 11,000 students.

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Elmwood Park superintendent moving to another school district

Richard Tomko has accepted an appointment to serve as superintendent of New Jersey's Belleville School District. He has been with the Elmwood Park district for 12 years.

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