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Worcester County (Md.) Schools Picks Superintendent

A Colorado educator is taking over for retiring Superintendent Jon Andes.

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Marion Herbert's picture

Chicago Public Schools to Hire Education Advisor at $21,500 a Month

Barbara Byrd-Bennett, former Cleveland public schools CEO, was hired Wednesday to advise Chicago school officials while they do a national search for a chief education officer.

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Berkeley Unified School District Begins Interviews for New Superintendent

The Berkeley Unified School District will begin interviewing applicants this week for the superintendent position that will be vacated by current District Superintendent Bill Huyett when he retires in June.

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Tuscaloosa City School Board Approves Evaluation Method

The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education approved the final version of the method it will use to evaluate the Tuscaloosa City School System’s superintendent.

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Marion Herbert's picture

CPS Names Interim Chief Education Officer

A national education consultant who helped lead reform efforts in Detroit, Cleveland and New York City has been tapped as “interim” chief education officer in Chicago, officials said.

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Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Like seemingly everyone else connected to K12 education, vendors that offer student information systems are being called upon to do more with less. Where past generations of these systems focused on nuts and bolts such as time, attendance and behavioral issues, the latest generation has created-and drawn inspiration from-districts' desires for all-in-one solutions that blend finance, HR and student data.

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What CIOs Can Learn from Project RED

We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.

All Students Thrive With Proficiency-Based Instruction

This school chief stresses daily intervention, professional development and leadership.

Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Districts demand integrated solutions, in addition to parent portals and mobile access—all while saving costs.

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