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Alexandria, Va., Feb. 1, 2013 – Concetta Raimondi, 36 year veteran of public education and currently superintendent of Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Ind., will be honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and awarded the 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the AASA National Conference on Education (NCE), Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Dr. Tyrone Howard, professor at University of California Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Effie H. Jones Memorial Luncheon, held at the conference on Friday, Feb. 22, at 11:30a.m. Dr. Howard’s most recent book is Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Classrooms. For more information about the luncheon, click here.
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