Belcher likely to become next Columbia Public Schools superintendent

Thursday, February 19, 2009 | 6:08 p.m. CST; updated 12:00 a.m. CST, Friday, February 20, 2009
Candidate for Columbia Public Schools superintendent Chris Belcher attended a question-and-answer session at Paxton Keeley Elementary School on Thursday.

Chris Belcher is expected to become the next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools.

Belcher, who now oversees the Kearney R-1 School District northeast of Kansas City, said late Thursday afternoon that he still needed to meet with his board.


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Belcher was selected over former Columbia district administrator Skip Deming.

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