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Search Continues for a new Caddo School Superintendent

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The Caddo Parish School Board is sticking with a 90 day time frame to find a new superintendent.

Tuesday, the board voted to continue working with the search firm McPherson & Jacobson.

The board has already paid the firm $26,000.00 to conduct the first search, and because the board did not find a superintendent that contract continues; although, the firm is not charging the board any more money, the board will have to pay about $3,000.00 to advertise the job. That is the same amount the board would pay if they did the search without the firm. The firm will be in charge of conducting all background checks. While they are optimistic that they can find someone in that 90 day time frame, there is some concern that they may not get the type of applicants the board wants because the school year has already started. Finalist John Dilworth has withdrawn his name and Dr. Mary Nash Robinson, who is serving as interim, agreed not to apply again. 

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