Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:36am
A former school-board member who quietly ran on a single issue — the repeal of Common Core standards — has apparently won the election for state superintendent of public instruction. Republican Diane Douglas had maintained a narrow lead over Democrat David Garcia.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:23pm
The Texas district's board named James “Buck” Gilcrease as the lone finalist for the vacated superintendent position serving Alvin ISD's 20,885 students. Gilcrease was most recently the superintendent of Hillsboro ISD.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:54am
Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton, who has led the Kentucky school district since 2011, is resigning to become executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:25am
Oklahoma State School Superintendent Joy Hofmeister has been elected to the state's top educational position. The businesswoman and former school teacher served at the state level when Gov. Mary Fallin appointed her to the Oklahoma State Board of Education in 2012.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:13am
Interim superintendent Jose Carrion has been hired as the new permanent chief in the Wappingers Central School District. He was made interim chief in July after former Superintendent Marco Pochintesta resigned. Prior to that, Carrion was the district's assistant superintendent for administration.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:13am
The New York district appointed Richard Hughes as superintendent to replace the current interim superintendent of the recently merged district. Hughes has served as superintendent at Otselic Valley Central School District for the past four years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:09am
In a sudden and unexpected departure, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison said he’s resigning for family reasons. Deputy Superintendent Ann Clark, who was one of the other finalists for superintendent when Morrison was hired in 2012, will take over the interim role.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:01am
The Rochelle Park Board of Education hired Geoffrey Zoeller, former superintendent of the Westwood Regional School District, as its superintendent for four and a half years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:30am
Alexis McGloin has been chosen by the Pennsylvania district to be its next superintendent. McGloin has been the assistant superintendent of the Penn-Delco School District since 2005.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:13am
The Worthington school board opted for Assistant Superintendent Trent Bowers to replace outgoing Superintendent Thomas Tucker, who was hired as superintendent of Princeton schools near Cincinnati. Bowers will take over as superintendent in July.