Section 2. There shall be a superintendent of education for public elementary and
secondary education who, subject to provisions for appointment in lieu of election
set forth in Article IV, Section 20, of this constitution, shall be elected for a term of four years. If the office is made appointive, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
shall make the appointment. He shall be the administrative head of the Department of Education and shall implement
the policies of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the laws
affecting schools under its jurisdiction. The qualifications and other powers, functions, duties, and responsibilities of
the superintendent shall be provided by law.
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