superintendents

N.J. Education Chief Can Impose Salary Caps

A state appellate panel today said Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has the authority to impose salary caps on New Jersey’s school superintendents, dealing Gov. Chris Christie’s administration another win over the battle to hold down school spending.

Read more »

N.H. District Takes Stand for Transgender Student

Re- Re- Re- Reform, Revisited

DA resources promote better district decisions.

Big Money in Play in Oakland School Board Campaigns

Local school board races are often low-budget, low-profile affairs, and until now, Oakland has been no exception. But this year, two new political action committees have thrown themselves into the election, infusing once-lethargic races with energy—and cash.

Read more »

Philadelphia's "Servant-Leader" Superintendent

William Hite Jr. is ready for new urban challenges
ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

L.A.'s Chief Deasy Gets One-Year Contract Extension

L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy has received a one-year contract extension, but was unable to achieve ambitious performance targets that would have triggered a salary bonus.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Vitti Chosen as New Jacksonville (Fla.) School Chief

In a vote of 5 to 2, the Duval County School Board chose a Miami, Florida bureaucrat for its next Superintendent of Schools.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Tate Out as Wake (N.C.) Schools Chief

In a vote along party lines, the Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday afternoon to fire the school district's superintendent, paying him approximately $250,000 in severance pay.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

N.C. Parents Rally to Keep Wake County Schools' Chief

Dozens of parents, as well as members of the Wake County Republican Party, rallied outside the Wake County Public School System's central office Monday in support of Superintendent Tony Tata, who they believe could be removed from the post he's held for less than two years.

Read more »

Turning Around Kentucky

This turnaround expert has used formative assessment (and common sense) to raise achievement in three districts in six years.

Pages