Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:30am
The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it has hired Michael Steffan as the director of digital learning. In his new role, Steffen will lead initiatives to expand access to broadband internet in schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 9:04am
Cumberland Valley Superintendent William Harner is leaving Cumberland Valley (Pa.) School District to become Secretary of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education. Nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett, the Senate must approve the nomination.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:54am
After just six months on the job, interim superintendent Dr. Tom Michaelson says he's stepping down as leader of the Nampa School District. The announcement came at the end of Tuesday night's school board meeting where board members also voted on more cuts to help make up the district's $5.1 million deficit.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 4:18pm
K12 Inc., a provider of proprietary, technology-based curriculum, software, and education services, today announced that James Rhyu will join the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer in early June.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:40am
Teachers in Tacoma Public Schools could be facing the first layoffs from their ranks in many years. The cuts, if they happen, will target only career and technical education (CTE) teachers, and likely no more than 10 of them. But that’s nearly 10 percent of the 108-person CTE teaching staff employed by Tacoma schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:12pm
The Aurora Board of Education appointed D. Rico Munn as the next Superintendent of Schools Tuesday. Munn served on the Colorado Board of Education from 2003 to 2007 and was a member of Gov. Bill Ritter’s cabinet from 2007 to 2011.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:00pm
Former Brentwood educational leader Dana Eaton is coming home to lead the Brentwood Union School District as its new superintendent.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:09am
Thomasville City Schools soon will have to search for a new superintendent. Keith Tobin, who has worked with the school system for 29 years, said he decided to retire to spend more time with his family.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:17am
Rowland Unified School District
Rowland Heights, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:06am
Columbia Middle School
Sunnyvale School District