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Clay school board special meeting canceled

4:42 PM, Aug 22, 2012   |    comments
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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- Carol Studdard, chairman of the Clay County School Board, has canceled a special board meeting that was to be held on Friday at 7 p.m. regarding the county's school superintendent position.

The meeting was originally set during Tuesday night's School Board meeting after Board Member Janice Kerekes called for an emergency item, according to Darlene Mahla, public relations officer with Clay County Public Schools.

Studdard canceled the meeting on advice from the school board's attorney.

Kerekes wants the superintendent position to be an appointed position instead of an elected position.

Mahla said Kerekes wants this because very few counties in Florida still have the superintendent as an elected position.

Kerekes wants the position on the November ballot because the district is growing, Mahla said.

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