James Merrill, center, shakes hands with Wake County School Board members including Kevin Hill, left, after Merrill was named as the new Wake County Schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.
James Merrill, center, shakes hands with Wake County School Board members including Kevin Hill, left, after Merrill was named as the new Wake County Schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. tlong@newsobserver.com
James Merrill, center, shakes hands with Wake County School Board members including Kevin Hill, left, after Merrill was named as the new Wake County Schools superintendent during a board meeting Tuesday, June, 18, 2013, at the Wake County Public School System Central Services Building in Cary. Merrill, the superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, was chosen over Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. tlong@newsobserver.com

Wake hires Jim Merrill as schools superintendent

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