Rhonda Kutter, the West Marin School Site Council president, applauded the dialogue that took place at this week’s school board meeting. But she questioned why the district was paying a consultant $9,500 to search for a new superintendent, instead of properly evaluating the current one, who has wide support. David Briggs

The leadership for the Shoreline Unified School District remains in limbo as the board simultaneously pursues two distinct options for next year’s superintendent.

At a special meeting Tuesday at Tomales Elementary School, trustees formally commenced a search for a new superintendent, but also directed the board president, Jane Healy, to seek advice from the county about . . .