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BOE Approves Robbie Hooker for CCSD Superintendent

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Dr. Robbie Hooker

The Clarke County School district has a new superintendent. Thursday, Clarke County Board of Education members unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Robbie Hooker as the replacement for outgoing superintendent Dr. Xernona Thomas.

Hooker was the sole finalist for the position. He is a former principal of Clarke Central High School and most recently served as superintendent of Social Circle City Schools. He is scheduled to begin work at CCSD on Monday, October 10th.

Current superintendent Thomas will then move into an advisory role through the end of her contract on December 31st

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