CRC - 2017 P 33 By Commissioner Donalds donaldse-00057-17 201733__ 1 A proposal to amend 2 Section 5 of Article IX and create a new section in 3 Article XII of the State Constitution to require that 4 the superintendent of schools of a school district be 5 appointed by the district school board. 6 7 Be It Proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission of 8 Florida: 9 10 Section 5 of Article IX of the State Constitution is 11 amended to read: 12 ARTICLE IX 13 EDUCATION 14 SECTION 5. Superintendent of schools.—In each school 15 district, there shall be a superintendent of schools who is 16 appointed and
shall be elected at the general election in each17 year the number of which is a multiple of four for a term of18 four years; or, when provided by resolution of the district19 school board, or by special law, approved by vote of the20 electors, the district school superintendent in any school21 district shall beemployed by the district school board as 22 provided by general law. The resolution or special law may be23 rescinded or repealed by either procedure after four years.24 25 A new section is added to Article XII of the State 26 Constitution to read: 27 ARTICLE XII 28 SCHEDULE 29 Appointment of superintendents of schools.—The amendment to 30 Article IX, section 5, requiring the district school board to 31 appoint the superintendent of schools shall take effect November 32 17, 2020.