Stephen Jones, the newly hired superintendent of Norfolk Public Schools (NPS), wants to pick up where his predecessor John Simpson left off. During his six-year tenure, Simpson had managed a successful turnaround for the school division and garnered tremendous praise. Yet one accolade continued to elude NPS: the prestigious Broad Prize in Urban Education. How can Jones step into a well-performing organization and continue the momentum? What actions can he take to succeed where his predecessor had not? What can Jones do to take NPS to the next level?
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