Marianne Arbulu

The State Board of Education has approved a plan to turn control of Jefferson County Schools over to a charter school. Jefferson County School Superintendent Marianne Arbulu says the district is in the process of finding a charter school that meets state standards and is willing to take over.

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Full Story: The Jefferson County School system will be the state’s first charter district at the start of the next school year. The district's board approved the move Thursday, after state officials said any other plan is unlikely to be approved by the state board of education.

A decision on whether to consolidate Jefferson County schools has been pushed to the spring. The plan is part of a larger effort to put an end to years of budget problems for the district. And the saga could be drawing to a close.

Jefferson County Votes In New Superintendent Of Schools

Nov 9, 2016
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Marianne Arbulu is Jefferson County’s new Superintendent of Schools. The Republican school board member beat Democrat Kelvin Norton with 45 percent of the vote.