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Kasich Congratulates Paolo DeMaria on His Selection as State Superintendent

COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich issued the following statement in response to the State Board of Education’s selection of Paolo DeMaria to be Ohio’s new State Superintendent of Public Instruction.


“I congratulate Mr. DeMaria on his selection as Superintendent. He has a long and distinguished record in public policy and education, making the board’s choice an important step forward in our continuing efforts to strengthen K-12 education in Ohio. A strong field of candidates put their names forward for this position, and I commend the board for working well together through this process and putting the needs of Ohio children above all other considerations,” Kasich said.