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Billionaire visits CPSD

Dr. Virgil Belue (left) and Mr. Joe Ricketts


Joe Ricketts, right, founder and former CEO of TD Ameritrade, visited the Clinton Public School District to learn more about its grade structure, equity in education and the high standards CPSD sets for all students. During his visit he met with CPSD's first Superintendent Dr. Virgil Belue (left) and current Superintendent Dr. Tim Martin. Ricketts is planning to found a school in the Chicago area and is researching successful models for equity in education.