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.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 2:33pm
There are many changes coming to Cheltenham School District — new Cheltenham and Wyncote elementary schools, a new school bus transportation system and now a new superintendent.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:41pm
The West Metro (Minn.) Education Program board voted recently without explanation to reinstate Daniel Jett after meeting in a closed session. Allegations against Jett were raised by Kevin Bennett, principal of the small district’s two schools. Now they’ll be forced to work together.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 2:29pm
After going through 31 votes that each ended in a 4-4 tie, the Greater Lowell (Mass.) Technical High School Committee opted to immediately look for an interim superintendent who could serve for an initial period of three months.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:17am
Ernest "Todd" Holden comes to Ashe County (N.C.) from the Iredell-Statesville School System (N.C.), where he is currently the principal of West Iredell High School.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:14am
After a five-month search, the Lake Worth school board selected a new superintendent this week to replace Janice Cooper, who left the district earlier this year.