People in the News
Jim Nelson has been selected as the executive director of Advancement Via Individual Determination, or avid, the San Diego-based secondary school program that prepares underachieving, mostly minority students for college. Mr. Nelson, 56, is currently the superintendent of the 35,500-student Richardson Independent School District in Texas.
Vol. 25, Issue 39, Page 6Published in Print: June 7, 2006, as Jim Nelson