Irving ISD Expected to Annouce Bedden as New Super

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    Dr. Dana Bedden, his wife Ava, and their children.

    The Irving Independent School District is expected to formally choose and introduce its new superintendent at Friday's board meeting.

    Dr. Dana Bedden, 43, was the head of Richmond County schools in Augusta, Ga., for three years before heading to North Texas.

    Bedden has a doctorate in educational leadership and he will become the district's first black superintendent.

    The board meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.