A North Carolina school system has won a prestigious national award for excellence, and its superintendent credits the district's use of technology for such initiatives as distance education, teacher professional development, and data-driven decision making as reasons for the award.

The Iredell-Statesville Schools (I-SS) was recently announced as a recipient of the 2008 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Baldrige Award), which is the highest presidential honor for organizational innovation and excellence in performance.

The award also was given to two other organizations: Cargill Corn Milling North America, a Minnesota-based manufacturing company, and Poudre Valley Health System, a Colorado-based health care company. The...

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