Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:13am
After searching for a year and a half, the school board of the Berkeley Unified School District voted unanimously to name Donald Evans as the new superintendent of the district last week.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:01am
Longtime West Texas educator Berhl Robertson will be the new superintendent for the Lubbock Independent School District, after a unanimous vote by board members.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:03am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:31am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:17am
Six board members, excluding Trustee Frances L. Hayes, submitted evaluations and gave superintendent Deborah Hunter-Harvill a combined score of 53.9 percent out of 100. That rating is "minimally effective" based on 12 categories such as relationship with the board, educational leadership and progress toward the school improvement plan.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:11am
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.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:11pm
Iowa’s top education official and a leading advocate for school reform is leaving the state. Jason Glass, director of the state’s Department of Education, has been appointed superintendent of Colorado’s Eagle County school district.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:06pm
McKie will earn a base salary of $190,000. He starts on Tuesday and said he plans to visit every school in the district before the school year ends on June 5.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 1:57pm
With outgoing Superintendent Thomas Gialanella set to retire June 30, the township Board of Education named a 25-year school district employee as his replacement.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:19am
The Berkeley Unified School Board on Wednesday night formally appointed Donald Evans as the new Berkeley superintendent of schools by approving his contract. Evans, who was has been superintendent of the Hayward Unified School District for the past two years, will take up the position on July 1.