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San Lorenzo school board picks Fred Brill as new leader

Fred Brill, superintendent of the Lafayette School District since 2008, was awarded a four-year contract by the San Lorenzo school board. He will replace Superintendent Dennis Byas, who is retiring at the end of the month.

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Orange County Schools, N.C., picks Gerri Martin as new superintendent

Gerri Martin currently serves as the superintendent of McDowell County Schools, where she has been since July 2012. She will join Orange County in October.

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Hackensack, N.J., district names Karen Lewis new superintendent

Karen Lewis was an assistant superintendent in the Highland Park district and is set to receive $167,000 annually as per her five-year contract.

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Orange County schools hires new superintendent

The county school board announced Gerri Martin as the new superintendent in a press release on Sept. 12. She will start on Tuesday, Oct. 1 after leaving her job as the current superintendent of McDowell County Schools.

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Superintendent files complaint against school trustee

Ramona Unified School District’s superintendent has filed a complaint against one of the California district’s five school trustees, contending he has been subjected to a severe and pervasive hostile work environment.

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Interboro, Pa. locks in superintendent for three years

The Interboro School Board voted to appoint Interim Superintendent Bernadette Reiley as the district’s permanent superintendent at a public meeting. Reiley had been serving on an interim basis since Jack Cleghorn resigned earlier this year.

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Deputy Superintendent Jaime Aquino departs L.A. Unified with warning

Calling the Los Angeles Board of Education dysfunctional and warning that academic progress is at stake, a senior school district administrator confirmed Friday that he is resigning.

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Principal Jessica Jenkins-Milona says she's been named new Staten Island schools superintendent

Although the Department of Education has not made it official, the founding principal of the Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School in New Springville, is telling parents she has been tapped to serve as superintendent of Staten Island public elementary and intermediate schools.

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D.C. Mayor Gray appoints Jesus Aguirre to state education post

Jesús Aguirre, director of D.C.'s parks and recreation department since 2009, has been appointed as the city's first Latino state superintendent of education.

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One year in job, Jersey City schools superintendent's central office restructuring wins praise

One year after being hired to run the state’s second largest public school district, Jersey City Schools Superintendent Marcia V. Lyles is reshaping the district’s central administration, most recently with the hiring of a chief academic officer.

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