Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:39pm
School committee member Kim Scott is drafting an anti-nepotism regulation for the school department after learning that a second close relative of Deputy Superintendent Jay Lang has been promoted to a higher-paying job.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:32pm
The committee charged with recommending a chief executive officer for Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans (La.) recommended a candidate Thursday morning for the charter school’s top spot—and they want him to start Monday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 2:01pm
Shanaysha Sauls, the parent of a city school student and career educator who has served as a member since 2010, will begin her post as chairwoman on July 1, replacing long-time head Neil Duke whose term ends on June 30.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 1:56pm
A former Armstrong (Va.) High School principal who has held districtwide positions in three Virginia school systems has been named the interim superintendent of Richmond Public Schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 2:31pm
Could two years of free tuition to community college be guaranteed to graduating students of the new Ypsilanti Community Schools district? A group of school and community leaders are trying to make it happen.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:02pm
The Midland Park (N.J.) schools Board of Education named Eurico Antunes to the district’s new position of technology and data coordinator. According to schools Superintendent Dr. Marie C. Cirasella, the position was created to meet the increasing demands the state has put on school districts for data reporting.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 2:51pm
Arthur Williams has been selected as the new Jefferson Elementary STEM School principal. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Williams will officially assume his new position at the Winona, Minn. school on August 1.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 3:28am
Acknowledging that the nation’s educators face large challenges in preparing students for more rigorous academic standards and tests, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told state education officials on Tuesday that they could postpone making career decisions about teachers based on performance evaluations tied to new tests.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:24pm
The Hartford, Conn. school board rejected Superintendent Christina Kishimoto's request for a two-year contract extension that would have kept her in charge of the district's education reform efforts through mid-2016.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:17pm
The Tucson Unified School District's governing board voted 4-1 to appoint Heliodoro Torres Sanchez to lead Tucson schools after John Pedicone announced his resignation in March.