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Alexandria, Va. board chooses Dr. Crawley as new superintendent

The Alexandria City board plans to approve Dr. Alvin L. Crawley as its new Superintendent of Schools at the March 6 scheduled School Board meeting. Crawley was named interim superintendent in October 2013.

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Richfield County names new superintendent

Richfield Public Schools has selected Steven Unowsky as its next superintendent. He will replace the retiring Robert Slotterback who has served as superintendent since 2008.

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Guilford board extends superintendent's contract

Superintendent Maurice "Mo" Green, whose contract was renewed through 2017, turned down the raise he would have gotten because district employees are not getting one.

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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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