Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 9:34am
Concetta Raimondi, 36 year veteran of public education and currently superintendent of Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Ind., will be honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and awarded the 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the AASA National Conference on Education (NCE), Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 1:53pm
During her three years as Washington D.C. public schools chancellor, Michelle Rhee raised eyebrows with her tough-love approach to fixing a failing school system. And when I sat down with Rhee on “This Week,” the controversial education reformer made no apologies for her rough-and-tumble philosophy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:42pm
Praised as a "visionary leader" who showed "grace under pressure," Round Rock School Superintendent Jesús Chávez announced Wednesday he is retiring at the end of this year, after seven years on the job.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:30pm
Marlborough’s next school superintendent, Richard P. Langlois, says he is impressed by the city’s passion for improving its schools, and he is excited to come up with a plan to take them to the next level.