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Alleged racist texts ignite furor in Pennsylvania school district

The recently resigned superintendent and an athletic director in the Coatesville Area School District exchanged numerous racist text messages about staff and students in June on school-issued cellphones, according to the Daily Local News in West Chester.

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Superintendent files complaint against school trustee

Ramona Unified School District’s superintendent has filed a complaint against one of the California district’s five school trustees, contending he has been subjected to a severe and pervasive hostile work environment.

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Dallas ISD superintendent being investigated

Paul Coggins, attorney with the firm Locke Lord, has been hired to investigate a $24,530 contract Dallas ISD superintendent Mike Miles awarded to The LeMaster Group.

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Durham schools superintendent reprimanded for school bus trip to mall

The Durham school board has issued a letter of reprimand to Superintendent Eric Becoats for hiring a school activity bus and driver in June to take friends and family members to private events, including a trip to the mall.

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School grading questioned with Florida chief’s exit

Tony Bennett’s resignation from the state superintendent seat in Florida could have repercussions for the broader education reform movement, including the trendy policy of grading schools on an A-F scale.

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Santa Clara County (Calif.) schools Superintendent Xavier De La Torre rated unsatisfactory

Heralded as a visionary, conciliatory leader when tapped last year to become Santa Clara County's top educator, Xavier De La Torre now is accused of creating an atmosphere of fear that has employees fleeing and his bosses unhappy enough to deny him extra pay.

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Nylajean McDaniel named new superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights (Ohio) school district

Douglas Heuer will step down from his position as superintendent of the school district on June 30. He will be replaced with Nylajean McDaniel, who currently serves as the district’s director of human resources.

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Quinton superintendent Dr. Donna Agnew to retire after 38-year career in education

After nearly three decades of providing leadership in education for the township, the longtime superintendent of the Quinton Township School District announced that she will be retiring effective this summer.

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Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) school board appoints new superintendent

The Poughkeepsie City School District Board of Education appointed Nicole Williams, currently the senior deputy superintendent for academic services and chief academic officer for the St. Louis Public Schools, as superintendent, effective July 1.

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Minneapolis superintendent's efforts deserve support

A new plan by Minneapolis Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson will help remedy some of the worst educational inequities in the nation and raise the bar for K12 education in Minnesota.

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