Jason Kamras, the newly selected Richmond Public Schools superintendent, receives a congratulatory hug Monday night from Richmond School Board Chairwoman Dawn Page. Mr. Kamras, who won National Teacher of the Year honors in 2005, is to start Feb. 1.
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They campaigned on a platform of change for a school system that continues to rank high in dropouts and suspensions and low in student academic achievement.