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Because state boards of education frequently have direct authority for and regular reporting from schools for the deaf and blind, which typically are stand-alone districts, NASBE opted to interview two superintendents about their work. Dr. Lou Maynus is superintendent for the Ohio School for the Blind and the School for the Deaf. Joel Coleman is superintendent for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB).


The NASBE Interview: Dr. Lou Maynus and Joel Coleman





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