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NORFOLK -- The School Board of the City of Norfolk will hold a special meeting Thursday to finalize a two-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Samuel T. King.

Dr. King began his term as superintendent back in July 2012. His current contract expires on June 30, 2016.

'Continuity of strong leadership, along with laser-like focus on the mission and vision, will be crucial over the next four years,' said School Board Chairman Dr. Kirk T. Houston.

The superintendent says his dedication to the district's success is as strong as ever.

'I look forward to working with the Governance Leadership Team to continue the implementation of the five-year Strategic Plan for the benefit of all students and staff,' Dr. King said.

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