Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 1:56pm
A former Armstrong (Va.) High School principal who has held districtwide positions in three Virginia school systems has been named the interim superintendent of Richmond Public Schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 1:16pm
The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board voted unanimously at a special meeting to appoint Kevin George as the new superintendent. George will be in charge of the more than 6,000-student school district.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 8:47am
Within 16 hours, Paw Paw Superintendent Mark Bielang got a new job and a new grandchild.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 8:40am
After an extensive search which included more than 45 candidates, the Orange City School District has hired Dr. Edwin S. Holland as its new superintendent.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:24pm
The Hartford, Conn. school board rejected Superintendent Christina Kishimoto's request for a two-year contract extension that would have kept her in charge of the district's education reform efforts through mid-2016.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:17pm
The Tucson Unified School District's governing board voted 4-1 to appoint Heliodoro Torres Sanchez to lead Tucson schools after John Pedicone announced his resignation in March.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:57pm
The Indianapolis Public School Board has picked eight semi-finalists to interview to become its next superintendent. Board president Diane Arnold hopes to narrow the list to three or four finalists by Monday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:37pm
Jim Merrill, superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, has been named superintendent for the Wake County (N.C.) school system. Merrill, who worked at Wake schools as an English teacher for 16 years early in his career, lauded the district as a leader in the state and nation.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:21pm
Washington state’s school superintendent says he opposes the expansion of half-days on school calendars and wants lawmakers to act next year to give his office the authority to curb them.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 2:44pm
Sergent says his previous experience as both a principal and a teacher prepared him for the new position.