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About the County School Superintendent:

The County School Superintendent appropriates money to school districts and oversees services to ensure special education students have the resources they need for their education. The Superintendent also keeps track of student achievement. The term is for four years.

The Basics of the County School Superintendent:

The County School Superintendent appropriates money to school districts and oversees services to ensure special education students have the resources they need for their education. The Superintendent monitors school district revenue and expenditures, and can help schools during the budgeting process. The Superintendent also keeps track of student achievement. The term is for four years.

Detailed Rules and Responsibilities of the County School Superintendent:

The County School Superintendent appropriates money to school districts and oversees services to ensure special education students have the resources they need for their education. In addition to special education students, the Superintendent also oversees the needs and transportation requirement of children with individualized education plans (IEP). The Superintendent monitors school district revenue and expenditures, and can help schools during the budgeting process. The Superintendent also keeps track of student achievement and creates policy on acceptable pupil-teacher and pupil-staff ratios for special education. The term is for four years.


Additional Information

Definitions provided by Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.