Article 82: Organization, Powers And Finances Of Boards Of Education
Statute 72-8202b: Superintendent of schools; assistant superintendents;
supervisors; principals; appointment and powers.
(a) The board of education of each school district shall appoint a
superintendent of schools for a term of not more than three (3) years. The
board may appoint one or more assistant superintendents of schools,
supervisors and principals for terms of not more than three (3) years. The
board may give any assistant superintendent of schools the title of
"assistant superintendent of schools," "deputy superintendent of schools"
or "associate superintendent of schools." No person employed under the
authority of this section shall be a member of the board. The
superintendent, any assistant superintendents, supervisors and principals
shall receive compensation fixed by the board.
(b) In the event that a vacancy occurs in the office of superintendent
of schools, the board shall promptly fill such vacancy. Such a vacancy may
either be filled by appointment of an acting superintendent of schools, or
may be filled by appointment of a superintendent of schools as specified in
(c) The superintendent of schools shall have charge and control of the
public schools of the school district, subject to the orders, rules and
regulations of the board of education.
History: L. 1973, ch. 297, § 2; L. 1975, ch. 383, § 1; July 1.