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Pinellas Co. superintendent seeks to change tech chief's job description

Technology has been an area of concern for the Florida district, and Superintendent Mike Grego says he wants to see the IT department connect to the needs of schools.

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Albuquerque superintendent suspended for tweets

Discipline is in response to tweets Winston Brooks exchanged with a TV reporter in which the superintendent likened state Public Education Department chief Hanna Skandera to barnyard animals.

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A'Lann Truelock new Hondo ISD superintendent

Truelock began work last week as superintendent of Hondo ISD after beating out more than 20 other applicants vying to succeed Clay Rosenbaum, who left the Medina County district in June.

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Assistant superintendent named West Hartford schools' next leader

Tom Moore, the assistant superintendent for administration, will succeed Karen List as head of schools when she retires in June. Moore, 43, has spent his entire career in the district.

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Handelman named permanent superintendent in Couer D'Alene, Idaho

School trustees decided to forgo a superintendent search and move Handelman, spent the previous three years as the district's associate superintendent, into the permanent superintendent's position.

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Montclair, N.J., district appoints attorney to investigate unauthorized assessments release

At a special public board meeting last Friday, the Montclair, N.J., Board of Ed unanimously voted to appoint attorney Mark Tabakin to conduct an investigation into the suspected unauthorized release of proprietary/confidential district assessments. The resolution also calls for Tabakin to investigate other incidents of conduct that may be contrary to the Board’s best interest, as may be disclosed by further investigation.

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Oklahoma Gov. Fallin visits New Mexico for education summit

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will participate in a New Mexico summit next week to discuss connecting education with the workforce. Next Monday, Fallin will join New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, and American Samoa Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to discuss improving education and workforce training and ways to align them with the needs of individual state economies.

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Latina leaders: On a mission to improve education standards in the U.S.

Sara Martinez Tucker started out in the world of journalism and then distinguished herself in the world of business. But it is the world of education in which she has found her passion.

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Fitts named interim superintendent of Pa. district

In yet another move to distance itself from the troubling text message scandal that has rocked, and divided, the community, the Coatesville Area School District board announced that Fitts, a veteran New Jersey educator, will take over as interim superintendent of the Pa district.

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Buffalo superintendent says she has no plans to hire Guinn

Superintendent Pamela C. Brown said she has no plans to hire consultant Mary E. Guinn as her new second-in-command for the Buffalo School District, even as speculation continues to swirl that Guinn may still have a future with the district.

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