Statement of Virginia Excels on Richmond Public Schools Superintendent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2017

Contact: Taylor Keeney
taylor@virginiaexcels.org
(804) 543-7053

RICHMOND – Virginia Excels issued the following statement today regarding the announcement that Jason Kamras has been selected as the new superintendent of Richmond Public Schools:
 
“Jason Kamras is the dynamic, collaborative leader Richmond schools deserve,” said Eva Colen, executive director of Virginia Excels. “Jason’s experience teaching and leading in DC Public Schools, as well as advising at the federal level, will be immensely valuable to our schools in Richmond. We need a leader who will bring fresh vision and relentless dedication to Richmond students; I am confident that Jason will do just that. We look forward to partnering with Jason as we work to advance education policy in the city and statewide.”
 
Virginia Excels is a platform for communities to shape public education by advocating for policies and practices that are good for kids, families and communities. Learn more at www.virginiaexcels.org.
 

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Eva Colen