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0:39 - Background

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Partial Transcript: I’d like to begin the interview by asking if you wouldn’t mind relating a little bit of your own family background and personal history.

Segment Synopsis: Adams discusses his family, education, and career before becoming a superintendent.

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Subjects: School principals School superintendents

8:41 - Issues

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Partial Transcript: Our next big problem, we’re extremely overcrowded.

Segment Synopsis: Adams discusses issues that he has faced. He names school buildings and truancy as common problems.

Keywords: Jessamine County; Truancy

Subjects: School attendance School buildings

21:13 - Politics

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Partial Transcript: How would you characterize your relationship with the school board?

Segment Synopsis: Adams says that he does not like getting into politics but acknowledges that school board members are politicians. He talks about a bond issue that was voted on.

Keywords: Jessamine County

Subjects: School boards School boards-superintendent relationships School budgets School taxes—Law and legislation

36:03 - Vocational school

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Partial Transcript: Can you tell me how you feel about vocational education and its role in the public school system?

Segment Synopsis: Adams says that vocational has a place but he does not like that it can take away from academics.

Keywords: Jessamine County

Subjects: County school systems School superintendent Vocational school

42:27 - More problems

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Partial Transcript: What are some of the other problems?

Segment Synopsis: Adams says that most issues stem from a lack of funds. He also discusses the cost of transportation and school sports.

Keywords: Jessamine County

Subjects: Road conditions School budgets School buses Student transportation

52:52 - Duties

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Partial Transcript: How would you characterize your relationship with the state department of education?

Segment Synopsis: Adams discusses his relationship with the state department which he describes as being good.

Keywords: Jessamine County

Subjects: State departments of education

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