4/18/2008

Susan T. Zelman, who for nine years has served as Ohio's state superintendent, reportedly is looking for a new job after Gov. Ted Strickland announced his intention to effectively circumvent the state superintendent and board by creating a cabinet-level education director. Despite school board support for Zelman, Strickland is allegedly negotiating with several board members on an apparent compromise under which the governor would gain greater control over the selection of the superintendent.

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