The Baltimore County school board is planning to begin the search soon for an interim superintendent to replace Dallas Dance, who abruptly announced Tuesday that he will leave his job at the end of June.
Board President Edward Gilliss said he believes the board must select an interim superintendent to serve for at least a year because there isn't enough time to find a permanent replacement.
"The two choices are either an internal candidate or someone from the outside," he said. "Our objective is to identify a person to serve for a 12-month period."
Dance, who is in his fifth year as superintendent in the sprawling suburban county, is stepping aside...