Human Resources

3/22/2013

3/22/2013
The Newton County (Ga.) Board of Education is considering 34 applicants for its next superintendent of schools. Jim Puckett, board development specialist with the Georgia School Boards Association, reported to the school board Tuesday that 34 applications were submitted for the open position of superintendent of Newton County Schools in February and early March.
3/22/2013
The Madison school board appointed an Avon principal Tuesday to become the district's next assistant superintendent, Madison Patch reports. Pine Grove School Principal Gail Dahling-Hench is leaving the Avon post she's served for six years to replace current Madison Assistant Superintendent Anita Rutlin, who is retiring at the end of the school year.

3/21/2013

3/21/2013
The new rules, which cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools in St. Mary's County, also forbid siblings from visiting during school hours, even if they are with a parent.

3/20/2013

3/20/2013
Frank Rocco, who has been serving this year as interim principal of Kalamazoo's Woodward School for Technology and Research, has been named the school's permanent principal. Woodward is a K5 magnet school.

3/19/2013

3/19/2013
Croley believes success in high school isn't only about instruction in the classroom.
3/19/2013
Mark Kleinhans says he knows he’s in for a challenge in moving to the Bedford Public Schools as superintendent, but he’s confident he'll be equal to it.

3/15/2013

3/15/2013
Billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker resigned from the Chicago Board of Education effective yesterday, according to a letter she sent to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Pritzker is currently being vetted as a candidate for U.S. Commerce Secretary. An appointment to the federal post would require her to step down from other governmental roles.

3/12/2013

3/12/2013
The current North Royalton City Schools Superintendent, who announced Feb. 4 that he will retire at the end of the school year, will become the new principal at St. Albert the Great School.
3/12/2013
The Prince George’s County Board of Education narrowed the field for a new school superintendent to three candidates.

3/8/2013

3/8/2013
After two misses -- the first when the school board rejected the finalists, and the second, when the top contender withdrew after blistering public criticism over his perceived homophobia and top-down management style -- the community is looking for a superintendent that's a good fit for the diverse and demanding Berkeley, Calif. community. School trustees have picked Cedar Rapids, Iowa firm Ray & Associates to recruit and scrutinize candidates.
3/8/2013
Anchorage school Superintendent Jim Browder is due to meet the public and interview for the superintendent's job in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday. School Board members in Anchorage said they learned on Friday that Browder had applied for the Iowa position and is one of three finalists. The deadline for candidates to apply for the Iowa job was Feb. 11.
3/8/2013
The Princeton Board of Education met in special session Tuesday night to determine the future of the school district’s leadership plan. The agenda for the meeting, posted Friday, March 1, states that the school board will discuss and act on offering the permanent superintendent position to Espe. That came a day after an original posting, stating that the board will discuss and act on extending Espe’s current contract as interim superintendent.

3/6/2013

3/6/2013
Grand Rapids Public Schools will hold the policy for its employee health insurance coverage in a move district leaders say will save the district more than $1 million and allow it to solicit better bids from competing insurance companies.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

Sacramento City Unified captured headlines last month with its decision to close seven schools because of declining enrollment, but it's not the fastest-shrinking district in the region.

3/4/2013

Newark Public Schools has laid off more than 100 employees across the district who oversee departments such as mathematics, world language and athletics, a district spokeswoman said yesterday.

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