Chesterfield's Newsome earns regional honor

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield County's school superintendent has been unanimously chosen as this year's Region I superintendent of the year.

Dr. Marcus Newsome runs the largest school division in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited for two years in a row.

And for three years, the division has made adequate yearly progress under the federal No Child Left Behind legislation.

Newsome will now compete against seven others for the 2010 Virginia superintendent of the year.

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