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Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Superintendent Steve King, left, says that Arizona is “lucky to have” Tim Carter, right, as president of the state’s Board of Education. (Photo by Bill Helm)

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Yavapai Co. superintendent, state board president hailed as educator above all else

Verde Valley school leaders celebrate Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter’s leadership role as president of the state Board of Education because they know he gets it — education is too important to spend all the time quarreling and no time finding solutions.