Business & Finance

9/11/2013

9/11/2013

Philadelphia schools opened Monday amid the district's well-documented fiscal woes and drastically reduced staffing levels.

9/11/2013

Thousands of Lake County students who lost bus service this school year will soon be able to pay for the bus rides. Other students, meanwhile, will get free rides to school if their walking route is considered dangerous by a new School Board-created standard.

9/10/2013

9/10/2013

Without much ado, the Bremerton Board of Education selected its new superintendent just one day after the new school year started.

9/10/2013

The Newtown Board of Education announced that it is starting its search for a permanent superintendent, while also expressing its gratitude to John Reed for serving as interim superintendent of schools.

9/10/2013

The Camden County Technical Schools board of education has appointed Patricia Fitzgerald, who has served as principal for the district’s Pennsauken campus since 2001, as its new superintendent.

9/10/2013

The first day of school in Philadelphia is also the start of a grim new normal for the district's 137,000 students and their families.

9/10/2013

A long era of corruption-fueled dysfunction in Mexico may slowly be drawing to a close. The Mexican legislature last week summoned a special kind of courage to defy one of the most powerful vestiges of old-style machine politics: the national teachers unions.

9/9/2013

9/9/2013

A line of Ritz-Carlton employees stretched down the hotel hallway, and applause erupted as a group of public school educators walked by.

9/6/2013

9/6/2013

As the new principal of Danforth Middle School on the Syracuse's south side, Dr. Ronardo Reeves is one of six out-of-town educators hired as principals in Syracuse this year.

9/6/2013

It’s been a busy summer for Michael Tempesta, the new superintendent of Saugus Public Schools in Saugus, Mass. Since taking over in July, Tempesta has met with numerous town officials, administrators, teachers, parents and others to glean valuable feedback and to gain a deeper understanding of the community’s needs so he can make informed decisions as the leader of the school district.

9/6/2013

Donald Conyers, a senior supervising superintendent with the Department of Education, is serving as interim superintendent, following the retirement of District Superintendent Erminia Claudio, whose last day on the job was Aug. 30.

9/5/2013

9/5/2013

The new contract was approved by a show of hands at Benaroya Hall with about half of the district’s roughly 3,000 teachers in attendance.

9/5/2013

In today’s society, mothers and fathers are encouraged to be there for their children from first breath, cutting the umbilical cord, cheering at soccer matches, and helping in the doctor’s office, where many a queasy parent is asked to assist with something that can make a grown man go weak in the knees.

9/4/2013

9/4/2013

Burke County Public Schools Chief Information Officer Melanie Honeycutt has rejoined the staff of the Morganton, N.C., district to help prepare students for the rapidly changing technological world.

9/4/2013

Peter Ambs, of Albuquerque, has been appointed to the state's Information Technology Commission. Ambs is currently the CIO for the city of Albuquerque. Among other functions, Ambs is responsible for the performance of turnaround efforts as well as aligning IT with the requirements and needs of the city and its citizens.

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