SafeSchools Online Training

The SafeSchools online staff training and compliance management system contains a comprehensive library of school-focused courses. SafeSchools Training includes safety courses relating to special education, technology, emergency management, and nutrition.

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N.C. teacher pay stranded by shifts in education laws

North Carolina’s educators find themselves stranded between two compensation systems.

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Colorado district first to use market-based pay

Douglas County (Colo.) School District restructuring the pay scale so positions most in demand get paid more

Central NY superintendents' salaries, benefits up 16 percent

The salaries and benefits paid to 66 Central New York school superintendents rose 16 percent over five years ago, according to compensation figures the districts reported to the state. Combined, they will make more than $12.8 million in salary and benefits in the next school year.

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Sioux Falls Schools superintendent's salary going up 4.87 percent

Sioux Falls (S.D.) school district superintendent Pam Homan has agreed to a 4.87 percent salary increase next school year, passing up an additional $6,592 increase tied to the new teacher agreement.

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L.A.'s Chief Deasy Gets One-Year Contract Extension

L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy has received a one-year contract extension, but was unable to achieve ambitious performance targets that would have triggered a salary bonus.

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Chicago School Strike Over, Many Other Challenges Await Emanuel

As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanual pushes ahead on his promise to reform the city’s underperforming classrooms, he faces several daunting tasks: slashing an estimated $1 billion budget deficit, confronting a woefully underfunded employee pension system and finding money for the pay raises that settled the first teacher walkout in a generation. He hasn’t ruled out school closings and tax increases, both of which would be hugely unpopular.

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Superintendents' Frustrations Grow, But Intangible Rewards Remain High


New Report Shows U.S. Lagging on Education Indicators

A new report shows that Americans are lagging behind their peers in education, but are still reaping big benefits from their diplomas.

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School Superintendent Salaries Among State Workers’ Highest

As the start of school draws near, 34 public school districts in Washington will be led by new superintendents, including the state’s three largest districts: Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma.

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