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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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New Philly Schools Chief Inherits System in Crisis

When Philadelphia’s new schools superintendent begins his job here, he’s got his work cut out for him.

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Keys (Fla.) Schools Hire New Supt.-- But the Current One Says He Might Not Leave

The Florida Keys have a new schools superintendent. But the current one says he might not move aside by the Aug. 1 start date.

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Why School Districts Keep Superintendent Searches Secret

On a single March night in DuPage County (Ill.), one superintendent arrived — and another announced his departure — in a cloud of secrecy at two of the state's largest school districts.

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Bice Outlines Changes for Birmingham Schools

Alabama State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice said that the state's takeover of the Birmingham school system was intended to end its reputation for being top heavy with administrators, and he will do that with or without the cooperation of the city school board.

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Former Pa. Administrator Named Buffalo (N.Y.) Schools' Chief

A former Philadelphia schools administrator has been appointed the new superintendent for Buffalo's schools.

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L.A. Unified to Settle Harassment Claim Against Cortines

The Los Angeles Unified School District on Wednesday announced the settlement of a sexual harassment allegation against retired Supt. Ramon C. Cortines by a senior employee in the facilities division.

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