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Victor Shandor chosen as Virginia district's superintendent

Victor Shandor, with more than 20 years of experience in public education, will take over as the new superintendent of York County School Division on November 1. The division has been without a permanent superintendent since July 1 when Eric Williams stepped down to take the top spot at Loudon County Public Schools.

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Indiana district picks Sam Watkins for top position

Sam Watkins, who served as the principal at Peru Junior High School for 13 years, became the new superintendent of Peru Community Schools. He replaces former superintendent Chuck Brimbury, who announced in June he wanted to resign.

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Ohio superintendent to retire at the end of the school year

Lakewood Schools Superintendent Jay Gault will retire June 30, 2015 after serving in the position for 10 years. The board approved a resolution for the Licking County Educational Service Center to conduct a search for a new superintendent.

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Matt Stevenson promoted to superintendent in Michigan

The East Jordan Public Schools Board of Education named Matt Stevenson, the district's former middle school principal, as its new superintendent. The announcement comes after former superintendent, Jon Hoover, retired this summer.

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Despite concerns, school board confirms Utah interim superintendent

The state school board voted to officially appoint Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent despite objections about his wife’s pending lawsuit against education officials and his lack of public school teaching experience. Coleman is currently superintendent of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

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New York district ends search for new school superintendent

A new superintendent has been selected to head the Monticello Central School District just ahead of current Superintendent Daniel Teplesky’s scheduled retirement. Tammy Mangus, the district's current assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, will be the next superintendent.

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Angela Pringle selected as Richmond County schools superintendent

The Georgia county's board of education selected Angela Pringle as their next superintendent, officially ending their search just days before current Superintendent Frank Roberson leaves his office. Pringle is currently superintendent for the DeKalb County school system.

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Albuquerque Superintendent Winston Brooks resigns

The Albuquerque Public Schools board voted to accept the resignation of embattled Superintendent Winston Brooks. Chief Operating Officer Ruben Hendrickson was named as acting superintendent, pending a decision to name an interim superintendent.

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Texas district names Marty Lane Crawford as superintendent

The Tyler ISD officially named Marty Lane Crawford as the new superintendent of schools. Crawford has served as superintendent for the West ISD for six years.

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Matt Runge hired as top administrator for Illinois district

The Pleasant Plains School District has named Matt Runge as its superintendent. Runge, the superintendent of the Warsaw School District, will take over as Plains’ top administrator after Labor Day.

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