Search For School Chief Begins

By Linda Harmon

Tuesday night's meeting of the Ojai Unified School District was short and without conflict as board members began the serious business of finding a replacement for superintendent Tim Baird. He tendered his resignation at the board's meeting on May 5 and will be leaving the district July 1. Baird has taken a new position with the Encinitas Union School District after eight years in Ojai. Besides wanting a candidate familiar with Ojai's curriculum and classroom instruction and an educator with an administrative credential, board members added a few additional attributes to their wish list.  "I have really appreciated

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