Richmond School Board unanimously chooses new superintendent

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond School Board has just named the city's new superintendent.

In a unanimous eight to zero vote on Sunday evening, the board has named Dr. Dana Bedden as the new head of Richmond Public Schools.

This announcement may come as a bit of a surprise the decision wasn't expected to come down until Monday afternoon. On Friday one of the three candidates drop out of the running.

Kelly Avellino is following this story for us, so look for the latest on-air and online.

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