Valley View Named State's Top School District for Second Straight Year

NOVEMBER 2, 2005 - Posted at 7:50 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - For the second consecutive year, the Valley View School District in south Jonesboro and Craighead County has been named the top school district in the state.

Last night at a ceremony in Little Rock, Governor Mike Huckabee presented the Golden Apple Awards to the top ten school districts in the state.

Besides Valley View at the top, three other Region 8 school districts made the top ten list, with Salem (Fulton Co.) coming in at #3, followed by Melbourne (Izard Co.) at #7 and Searcy (White Co.) at #9.