Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:41pm
Mayoral candidate Martin J. Walsh today announced a plan to bolster large district high schools in Boston, rolling out a policy on his opponent’s marquee issue: education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:39am
AMX has announced that Scott Bahr has joined the company as executive vice president, global sales, effective Oct. 1. Mr. Bahr comes to AMX from Nokia, where he held a number of senior sales executive posts, including, mostly recently, general manager of global channel sales.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:46am
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a Baltimore lawyer and gadfly who successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 that led to a ban on state-supported prayer in public schools, died on Sept. 26 in Baltimore. He was 88.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 3:29pm
In this interview, Dr. Parker talks about his background and history, where he finds inspiration, and the biggest opportunities and challenges facing the Summit, N.J. school system today.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 3:24pm
Scituate School Superintendent John McCarthy received positive feedback and was given high performance scores by the Scituate School Committee during his evaluation process at the meeting on Monday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 9:16am
Pam Stewart, the interim education commissioner chosen after Tony Bennett’s abrupt resignation in August, has been officially hired as Bennett’s successor. Stewart previously served as the chancellor of public schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:18pm
Pam Stewart is used to coming off the bench in a pinch for the Florida Department of Education. Now she’s joined the starting line-up. We don’t know whether to offer her congratulations or condolences.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 1:41pm
The Interboro School Board voted to appoint Interim Superintendent Bernadette Reiley as the district’s permanent superintendent at a public meeting. Reiley had been serving on an interim basis since Jack Cleghorn resigned earlier this year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:45am
Rebecca Holcombe, head of Dartmouth College’s teacher training program, will replace Armando Vilaseca as Vermont’s next secretary of education, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced. She is the first new secretary of education to be appointed since legislation in 2012 changed the department’s organization.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:21am
A majority of Tennessee school chiefs opted not to join their colleagues in publicly criticizing beleaguered Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, although the participation of Nashville-area leaders was a mixed bag. About 40 percent of Tennessee’s 138 school superintendents attached their names to a letter asking Gov. Bill Haslam to put the kibosh on Huffman and his reform policies.