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Dan Forest wields unprecedented influence over new ASDs

Expanding his twisted little empire: A selection advisory committee appointed by Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has been interviewing candidates and is expected to make a recommendation to the State Board of Education by next week. The state board will have the final say in who is hired. "We can’t get into specifics, but we have a very diverse group of candidates from across the country that have experience in turning around all types of public schools," Jamey Falkenbury, the lieutenant governor's press secretary, told WRAL News by email.
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