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State School Superintendent Announces Resignation

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RALEIGH, N.C. — State School Superintendent Mike Ward is leaving his job a little earlier than planned. On Monday, he

announced his resignation


Ward is moving to Mississippi, where his wife was just appointed a bishop in the United Methodist Church. His last day is Aug. 31.

Ward was not planning to run for re-election. Five people are vying for his job in Tuesday's primary.


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