JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state department of education appointed Dr. Washington Cole IV as interim superintendent of the Noxubee County School District.
Current superintendent Rodriguez Broadnax is leaving on June 30 for a Michigan job.
Rodriguez Broadnax (in suit) served as superintendent of the Noxubee County School District, Photo Date: June 2021.
The state took over the Noxubee County School District in 2018 because of serious violations of federal and state law and severe financial issues, among other reasons.
State takeovers remain in place until the affected school district develops a track record of quality management and improved student achievement.
Since 2017, Cole has provided oversight to interim superintendents of districts placed under state control.