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0:54 - Background

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Partial Transcript: Let’s start out with something of your own background.

Segment Synopsis: Francis discusses his family, career, and background.

Keywords: Eastern Kentucky University; Knott County; Smith, Sam

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16:36 - District overview

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Partial Transcript: Do you all have any kind of vocational school here?

Segment Synopsis: Francis gives an overview of the district including its size and path of students.

Keywords: Harlan City schools

Subjects: Public schools Vocational school

20:09 - Career

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Partial Transcript: Let me just ask you now about your educational career.

Segment Synopsis: Francis talks about working as a coach and teacher at an orphanage. He says that it was very rewarding.

Keywords: Open Door Orphanage; Perry County

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26:11 - School board

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Partial Transcript: Now I’m going to start talking to you about being a superintendent.

Segment Synopsis: Francis discusses the school board and politics involved in running the system.

Keywords: Harlan City schools

Subjects: School boards School boards—Elections School superintendents

38:23 - Issues

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Partial Transcript: I didn’t really know that much about finances.

Segment Synopsis: Francis discusses issues he faces such as consolidation and transportation. He also talks about associations that have helped him deal with these problems.

Keywords: Harlan City schools; Kentucky Assosciation of School Administrators; Kentucky School Board Association

Subjects: School consolidation Student transportation

63:48 - Sports

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Partial Transcript: You’re a coach, how important do you think athletics are for a school?

Segment Synopsis: Francis says that sports are important for school morale.

Keywords: Harlan City schools

Subjects: School sports School sports for girls

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