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New School Superintendent Ready To Meet Challenges In Johnston County

Posted January 8, 2004 2:31 a.m. EST

— The new superintendent in the state's fastest growing school system said there is a lot of work to do.

Dr. Anthony Parker said the

Johnston County School System's

biggest challenge is keeping up with growth.

The county is considering a plan that would build several new schools by 2008.

Parker said the county needs to be very competitive in recruiting more teachers.