Norfolk has top urban board.
The school district's stability and commitment to closing the achievement gap helped influence the judges' decision. The board is focused and shares a vision for students, staff and the community. It demonstrated commitment to school board governance as it worked together and with the community during its superintendent search.
The winning district received $5,000 for its student scholarship fund.
Other finalists include Houston Independent School District and Miami-Dade Public Schools.
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|Date:||Dec 1, 2006|
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