principals

Questions Surround Maine Principal’s Surprise Resignation

Parents and school staff said they were shocked by the resignation submitted Feb. 8 by high school Principal James Holland. Holland was hired before the 2011 school year, and expressed excitement at the time about leading the school while it was being renovated and expanded. He did not return phone calls this week seeking comment about his decision to resign June 30.

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Minn. Schools Avoid Saying, ‘Go See the Principal’

State education officials are training teachers to better help students understand how to behave in school and encouraging principals to come up with alternatives to suspension.

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Beth Benoit to be New Mass. Principal

Beth Benoit, who is an early childhood curriculum and assessment specialist for the Boston Public Schools, will become the principal of Davis School on July 1, according to Bedford Schools Superintendent Jon Sills.

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Duran Morgan Named Ohio Principal

Cadiz Harrison Hills Jr/Sr High School is under new leadership with Duran Morgan, who has stepped into the role of building principal.

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Priming Principal Pipelines

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.

ASCD 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition Show

March 16-18, 2013

Chicago, Illinois

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Ill. Principal Returns to Dist. 300 Operations Position

Community Unit District 300 has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.

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Ill. Principal Returns to Dist. 300 Operations Position

Community Unit District 300 in Hampshire, Illinois has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.

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Wash. Principal to Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award

Susan Sparks was a second-grader in the mid-1960s at Spokane's predominantly black Lincoln Elementary School when district officials closed it as part of their school integration efforts.

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Cindy Gagich Named First Female Principal at Ill. High School

When Cindy Gagich stands in front of the portraits of 14 past principals of Granite City High School, it's clear she'll be starting something new.

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