principals

Two Educators Went the Extra Mile for Students

One dressed up in goofy costumes to make her students smile.

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Calif. Principal Put Struggling School on New Path

Maria Lewis spends much of her day on bent knee.

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Detroit School Draws Criticism After Disciplining Students by Not Serving Lunch

Lunch was not on the menu this week for some students at a Detroit school after a food fight led officials to what some called cruel and unusual discipline.

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‘It’s Personal:’ One Principal’s Fight to Save a Flooded Coney Island School (NY)

In a first-floor office at Liberation Diploma Plus, a high school just three blocks from Coney Island’s famous beach, a pile of SAT study books bulge with filthy water.

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Squabble Over School Newspaper Ad Content

A First Amendment squabble is brewing in California over high school newspaper and yearbook advertising content. The school board gave the superintendent the right to prohibit political campaigning and religious symbols in ads.

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People Watch

A New System for Principal Evaluation

Clayton County (Ga.): Do School Boards Work Anymore?

Did we learn anything from Clayton’s earlier woes or does the latest friction point to the larger problem of having citizens run school systems?

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Springtown ISD (Texas) School OKs Opposite Sex Spankings

A Texas school district Springtown ISD has decided to change its corporal punishment policy rather than apologize after a male vice principal paddled two high school girls, prompting complaints from their parents.

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