Alabama Board Of Education searching for new State Superintendent

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) - The state school board is searching for a new superintendent for Alabama public schools. The former State Superintendent, Dr. Tommy Bice announced his retirement in March.

Dr. Tommy Bice

Dr. Tommy Bice

Dr. Bice has served in public education for 39 years. He has led Alabama's public school systems for more than four years.

Dr. Bice's retirement went into effect on March 31st. In mid-March board members voted Juliana Dean as the interim Superintendent. Dean is the General Counsel for the Alabama Department of Education.  By law, the State Board of Education has 120 days to find a permanent replacement.

The Board's next meeting in April 14th in Montgomery.

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