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Superintendent resigning for post in Springfield

Liberty superintendent John Jungmann is leaving for the top job with Springfield Public Schools.

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Michigan superintendents need more authority to make tough cuts

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan told state lawmakers that superintendents in the state need more authority to make tough fiscal decisions in struggling districts where school board members are reluctant to act.

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Liberty Union-Thurston, Ohio superintendent announces retirement

Liberty Union-Thuston Superintendent Paul Mathews said he will leave his position when his contract expires July 31.

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Chicago suburb's new deputy superintendent to start in May

The Palatine Elementary School District 15 Board of Education appointed Matthew J. Barbini to be the district's new deputy superintendent of schools during its February 12 meeting.

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Georgia county chief to step down

After seven years as superintendent of the Forsyth County system, Buster Evans is retiring July 1, following his 30-year career in public education.

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San Antonio ISD names lone superintendent finalist

In Texas, the South San Antonio ISD trustees voted to name its interim superintendent, Abelardo “Abe” Saavedra, as the lone finalist to lead the district.

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NJ district names first female superintendent

Louise Clarke will be sworn in as superintendent of the East Rutherford-Carlstadt district on July 1, becoming the first female leader in the district's history, and a rare superintendent to be hired from within.

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Palo Alto superintendent to resign

Kevin Skelly informed parents and community members that he will resign at the end of the school year from the California USD.

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Chatham County names new superintendent

The Chatham County Board of Education chose interim superintendent Derrick Jordan to be the system’s permanent leader by a unanimous vote.

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Milwaukee superintendent Thornton to be named Baltimore City schools’ CEO

The Baltimore board is expected to announce today that Gregory E. Thornton will be the next CEO of the city school system.

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