superintendents

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Living in District Tougher Nowadays for Superintendents

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

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Clark County Taps 24-Year Veteran as New Deputy Superintendent

Associate Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky was introduced as the next deputy superintendent of instruction for the Clark County School District.

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District: Teacher’s Nazi Comments free Speech

At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."

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People Watch

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Ankeny (Iowa) School District Sues Former Superintendent

The Ankeny (Iowa) School District has filed a lawsuit against its former superintendent, claiming he misled officials about whether he had a new job lined up when he negotiated a $176,000 exit agreement.

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Colo. School District, Union Once had Harmony

Seventeen months ago, the collaborative relationship between the Douglas County (Colo.) School District and its teachers’ union was lauded nationally.

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Departing Madison Wis. Superintendent Looks Back and Forward

The last day for Madison schools superintendent Dan Nerad will be July 27. Nerad, who led the Madison Metropolitan School District for four years, will be replaced by newly appointed interim superintendent Jane Belmore.

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L.A. Schools Superintendent Shakes up District

Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff — from custodians to the principal — to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

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Prince George’s Schools Md. to Seek Interim Leader

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.

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