Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 3:36pm
The popular retired Plano superintendent Doug Otto has publicly endorsed a candidate for the first time in about three decades, and it is not a trustee he worked with on the school board.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 4:00pm
The Prince George’s County Board of Education narrowed the field for a new school superintendent to three candidates.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:17am
Clark County Schools Superintendent Dwight Jones announced Tuesday evening that he is stepping down from the nation's fifth-largest school district. Jones, who was hired in October 2010, said he is leaving to take care of his ailing mother.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:12am
After two misses -- the first when the school board rejected the finalists, and the second, when the top contender withdrew after blistering public criticism over his perceived homophobia and top-down management style -- the community is looking for a superintendent that's a good fit for the diverse and demanding Berkeley, Calif. community. School trustees have picked Cedar Rapids, Iowa firm Ray & Associates to recruit and scrutinize candidates.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:07am
Anchorage school Superintendent Jim Browder is due to meet the public and interview for the superintendent's job in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday. School Board members in Anchorage said they learned on Friday that Browder had applied for the Iowa position and is one of three finalists. The deadline for candidates to apply for the Iowa job was Feb. 11.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:00am
The Princeton Board of Education met in special session Tuesday night to determine the future of the school district’s leadership plan. The agenda for the meeting, posted Friday, March 1, states that the school board will discuss and act on offering the permanent superintendent position to Espe. That came a day after an original posting, stating that the board will discuss and act on extending Espe’s current contract as interim superintendent.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 9:51am
After a month of being pulled in multiple directions, Superintendent Paul Craft has decided to stay right where he is.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 9:30am
Voted as one of Forbes Magazine's 2012 "30 under 30," Ravi Gupta made an early entry into politics, but decided to pursue his goal of making changes in education by launching a charter school in Nashville.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 12:07pm
"I want Bentley to be the small school everyone wants to come to," says Rebekah Dupuis.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 4:17pm
A leader for the new Ypsilanti (Mich.) Community Schools district will be chosen Tuesday, and the Ypsilanti and Willow Run schools will merge effective July 1.