State Superintendent en GOP Candidates For State Superintendent <p>Five candidates are running for the Republican nomination for State Superintendent. Dave DeWitt reports that the race will come down to the last days.<br><br><strong>Dave DeWitt:</strong> The five candidates suffer from a bad case of poor name recognition. Richard Alexander, Mark Crawford, Ray Earnest Martin, John Tedesco and David Scholl are not well-known statewide.<br><br>Of the five, Tedesco is the most recognizable, especially in the Triangle. He’s on the Wake County School Board and has been one of the most outspoken members during the controversy over student assignment.<br> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:30:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2731 at