Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 2:31pm
The short but rocky relationship between the Reading, Pa. school board and Superintendent Dr. Carlinda Purcell has come to an end. The board voted to fire Purcell, effective immediately. Substitute Superintendent Karen B. Gokay will take over as acting superintendent.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 2:26pm
An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl by two football players.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:25pm
Former New Haven, Conn. Superintendent of Schools Reginald Mayo, who saw the construction and rehabilitation of nearly 40 schools during his reign, attended a groundbreaking Wednesday for yet another school, this time one that will be demolished and rebuilt to bear his name.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:21pm
Ronald Dufalla, superintendent of Pittsburgh-based Brentwood Borough School District for eight years, will retire at the end of June. Dufalla, 59, of McKeesport, has worked in education for 38 years, 37 of which he spent in Brentwood.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:15pm
Summarizing his view of the state of public education in Utah, Superintendent Martell Menlove said the school system is "amazingly successful but with ever-present needs for improvement." Menlove's remarks came during the annual State of Education Address at M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 8:57am
State monitor Carole Morris overturned the school board’s decision to hire Gregory Allen, saying in a letter addressed to the school board that the superintendent selection process was flawed and that Allen was not the best candidate for the job.