Superintendent of Marion County Public Schools has proposed the 2011 – 2012 budget. And as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’S Kelsey Peck reports, these cuts are much larger than expected.
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The resignation of former Alachua County Schools Superintendent Owen Roberts last month has raised the long-standing discussion over the pros and cons of appointing versus electing a school district's chief executive officer. The Alachua County School Board voted to accept Roberts' resignation June 21. Roberts, who was appointed to his position in 2014, was the only school superintendent in North Central Florida not elected by county voters. Of the 11 counties in the area, 10 have elected superintendents. Forty-one of the state’s 67 counties elect their respective superintendent of schools.