(1) There shall be a State Superintendent of Public Education who shall be appointed
by the State Board of Education, with the advice and consent of the Senate, and serve
at the board's will and pleasure. He shall be the Chief Administrative Officer for the State Department of Education
and shall administer the department in accordance with the policies established by
the State Board of Education. The State Superintendent of Education, serving on July 1, 2011, shall continue to
receive the salary that he was receiving on January 1, 2011. From and after the completion of the term of the said superintendent serving on
July 1, 2011, the salary of the State Superintendent of Education shall be established
by the State Board of Education. The State Superintendent of Public Education shall have at least a master's degree
in any field and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in administration in the
(2) The State Superintendent shall give bond in the penalty of Seventy-five Thousand
Dollars ($75,000.00), with sureties to be approved by the Governor, conditioned according
to law. The bond, when approved, shall be filed and recorded in the Office of the Secretary
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