The state supervision is vested in a state superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
"But what do they want?" he asked the superintendent of police.
A state board of education, consisting of the state superintendent and five other persons appointed by him, constitutes a state board of examiners (for special primary, high school and professional certificates) and prescribes the course of study.
During the reign of Edward, the title of superintendent was often adopted instead of bishop, and it will be recollected that John Knox was an honoured worker in England with the title of superintendent during this reign.
In 1822 the London Missionary Society appointed him superintendent of their South African stations.