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Wake County (N.C.) swears in new superintendent

Jim Merrill, Wake County School's new school superintendent, takes over for Tony Tata, who was fired last fall. Merrill is the North Carolina district's third superintendent in as many years and is now running the state's largest school district.

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Ridder will step down as Springfield, Mo. superintendent next June

Norm Ridder, superintendent of Springfield (Mo.) Public Schools, announced that he and his wife want to move west to be closer to family. He will step down June 30, after nine years as head of the district.

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Embattled Wyoming superintendent seeks state records

Embattled Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill wants access to state records about her office and says she'll sue if they're not released.

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Muskegon Superintendent Jon Felske decides to stay, declining Lakeshore school job

Courted heavily by the Lakeshore Public Schools in Stevensonville, south of St. Joseph, and offered its superintendent position, Muskegon Public Schools Superintendent Jon Felske has decided to stay in Muskegon.

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Portsmouth (R.I.) school superintendent resigns

Portsmouth School Superintendent Lynn Krizic has resigned, according to a statement released by the school district Thursday.

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New Ann Arbor superintendent 'thrilled' to accept job offer from school board

Jeanice Kerr Swift has accepted the Ann Arbor school board's offer to become the next superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

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Arizona state superintendent: Schools need resources after years of cuts

Superintendent John Huppenthal says upward trend of the percentage of students passing could be better if there were more resources.

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School grading questioned with Florida chief’s exit

Tony Bennett’s resignation from the state superintendent seat in Florida could have repercussions for the broader education reform movement, including the trendy policy of grading schools on an A-F scale.

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Brian Osborne turns down Ann Arbor schools' superintendent job

In declining the job, Osborne cited "a developing family issue," concerns about moving his family from the East Coast and a desire to finish what he had started at his district in New Jersey, school board president says.

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Bridgeport schools chief Paul Vallas allowed to stay in job during appeal

Bridgeport's embattled school superintendent, Paul Vallas, will get to stay on the job this fall as the Connecticut Supreme Court considers his case.

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