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1:11 - Background

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Partial Transcript: We’ll start off by asking you about yourself.

Segment Synopsis: Harris discusses his family, education, and career.

Keywords: Cookville, Tennessee

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19:00 - School board

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Partial Transcript: How do you get good candidates to run for board?

Segment Synopsis: Harris discusses school board members, elections, and the politics involved as a superintendent. He says that it is often hard to get someone to run.

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Subjects: School boards School boards—Elections School sports

34:49 - Issues

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Partial Transcript: What do most of them come in about?

Segment Synopsis: Harris discusses issues that he faces such as transportation and funding. He says that most people who complain are upset about how their child was treated by a teacher.

Keywords: School curriculum; Somerset City schools

Subjects: School budgets Student transportation

44:59 - Duties

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Partial Transcript: I’ve heard it said that superintendents are more political than educational.

Segment Synopsis: Harris discusses his duties as superintendent. He talks about job security and professional organizations.

Keywords: Job security; Kentucky Association of School Administrators; Kentucky Association of School Superintendents; Somerset City schools

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51:19 - Local politics

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Partial Transcript: Athletics, how do you feel about them?

Segment Synopsis: Harris talks about the role of school sports in the community and influential people in the county.

Keywords: County judge; Somerset City schools

Subjects: County government School sports

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