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School Board Delays Decision On Embattled Incoming Superintendent

School Board Delays Decision On Embattled Incoming Superintendent

NEW LONDON — The New London Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to postpone a decision on whether to go forward with the hiring of Terrence P. Carter as superintendent after meeting with the embattled educator behind closed doors. The vote came hours after the state Department of Education asked Carter to withdraw from consideration following a week of damaging disclosures in The Courant that he used the titles of Ph.D. and Dr. for at least five years without holding an accredited degree. Following a two-hour executive session and after hearing from about a dozen residents, the board voted to conduct its own investigation into questions raised about Carter's academic...

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