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Minneapolis School Board Picks District Insider as Superintendent

By The Associated Press — January 26, 2010 1 min read

The Minneapolis school board has chosen Deputy Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson to lead the 35,000-student district.

Superintendent Bill Green plans to leave at the end of the school year to return to teaching at Augsburg College.

School board Chairman Tom Madden said members decided to pick Ms. Johnson, 50, because she will deliver stability, continuity, and focus.

A version of this article appeared in the January 27, 2010 edition of Education Week as Minneapolis School Board Picks District Insider as Superintendent