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Broward school district picks superintendent 'semi-finalists'

Making the cut to replace Jim Notter: seven semi-finalists, including Art Johnson, the former superintendent of the Palm Beach school district, and James Browder, formerly head of Lee County schools.

The others are Bryan Bowles of Utah, Debra Brathwaite of South Carolina, Robert Runcie of Chicago, Thomas Seigel of Washington state and Bernard Taylor of Michigan.

Read the file on the semi-finalists here.

UPDATE: After sifting through the applications on Monday, Broward School Board members decided not to invite Johnson, the former Palm Beach superintendent, back for an interview. The board assigned points to each of the semi-finalists based on their applications: Runcie (45), Bowles (29), Browder (28), Brathwaite (27), Taylor (26) and Seigel (23).

Johnson received 11.