Mesa Public Schools
Cadiz Harrison Hills Jr/Sr High School is under new leadership with Duran Morgan, who has stepped into the role of building principal.
The newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Education has a lot of homework to do.
A former priest and suspected child molester left employment with the Los Angeles Archdiocese to work for the L.A. Unified School District, officials confirmed Sunday. The former clergyman, Joseph Pina, did not work with children in his school district job, said L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy.
During her three years as Washington D.C. public schools chancellor, Michelle Rhee raised eyebrows with her tough-love approach to fixing a failing school system. And when I sat down with Rhee on “This Week,” the controversial education reformer made no apologies for her rough-and-tumble philosophy.
Most principals today are hard pressed to find time for the multitasking they are expected to do, from overseeing the daily operation of their schools and interacting with parents to evaluating teachers and providing them with professional development to do their jobs at a high level.
Carly McKinney, a teacher in the Cherry Creek, Colo. School District, has been put on paid leave as the district investigates her Twitter account, CBS Denver reports. The 23-year-old, who teaches math at Overland High School in Aurora, reportedly has a Twitter account filled with racy pictures and posts about smoking pot.
Marlborough’s next school superintendent, Richard P. Langlois, says he is impressed by the city’s passion for improving its schools, and he is excited to come up with a plan to take them to the next level.
In a special board meeting Wednesday night, the Woodbridge (N.J.) Board of Education approved the appointment of Robert Zega as the district's new superintendent.
Praised as a "visionary leader" who showed "grace under pressure," Round Rock School Superintendent Jesús Chávez announced Wednesday he is retiring at the end of this year, after seven years on the job.
Sylvia P. Simms, a community advocate and broadband adoption outreach coordinator for Comcast and the Urban Affairs Coalition, was appointed to the School Reform Commission (SRC), the Mayor announced yesterday. Simms will fill the vacancy left by SRC member Lorene Cary who, after a leave of absence due to health reasons, will not seek reappointment.
Jen Baker, a seasoned teacher at Frenchtown School (N.J.) for the last 10 years, has always embraced technology to enhance learning for her students and to make her classroom more engaging. She now can share her expertise and enthusiasm with a broader audience in her new role as Tech Coordinator for Hunterdon County Education Association.
The three finalists for superintendent in Anderson School District 5 — Harriet Jaworowski, Veta Powell New, and Thomas A. Wilson — possess a combined experience of 106 years in education.
The Marlborough School Committee on Saturday voted to hire Richard Langlois, head of the Saugus public schools, as the district’s new superintendent.