Norwalk (Conn.) names Dr. Manuel J. Rivera as new superintendent

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Norwalk Board of Education has selected Dr. Manuel J. Rivera as its new superintendent of schools, according to press release sent Monday afternoon by the BOE.  

Subject to approval of his contract by the Board of Education at its meeting on July 9, it is expected that Rivera will begin his term as superintendent on July 18.

The former superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools — with 47,000 students, 56 schools and 6,000 employees — was named National Superintendent of the Year by the American Association of School Superintendents in 2006.

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