Georgia House Resolution 42 was introduced last week by four Republican legislators, including State Representative Mitchell Scoggins.  The resolution would allow school superintendents to be elected or appointed.  Representative Scoggins told WBHF the resolution does not require a school system to elect its superintendent.  Currently, superintendents can only be appointed.  Scoggins says he is not encouraging any school system to change its policy.

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A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the qualifications, duties, and salary of the school superintendent shall be established by the board of education as provided by general law and to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law that local school superintendents shall be elected by voters as an alternative to being appointed by local boards of education, if approved by local referendum; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.