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April 21, 2014

VIDEO: Price named new Raleigh Schools superintendent

Raleigh County Schools Assistant Superintendent David Price will become the new superintendent effective July 1.

Board members unanimously approved Price for the job during a vote Monday morning.

Price has served as assistant superintendent in Raleigh County for the past two years, but his resume includes over 31 years in education.

He has worked as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, coordinator of school improvement for the West Virginia Department of Education, and as an administrative/personnel assistant in Boone County, where he is originally from.

The original applicants for the superintendent’s position were Price, Hall, West Virginia Department of Education Reading and Online Writing Assessment Coordinator Vaughn Rhudy, Fayette County Schools Director of Operations Ronald Cantley, Christopher Quinn and Roy Jones, a principal in Kanawha County.

Current Superintendent Jim Brown announced his resignation at a special Board of Education meeting March 18, citing personal reasons for leaving the post. His resignation will be effective June 30. 

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