Five East Tennessee districts need new superintendents, but they could be hard to find

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Five East Tennessee school districts will need new directors before the start of next year, but the leader of the state’s organization of superintendents said it could be tough to find candidates amid a surge in openings.

The leaders of Knox, Blount, Sevier, Hamblen and Jefferson County schools have all announced intentions to retire or resign by the start of the next school year — Sevier County has already named an interim director.

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