Admin & Management

Hostile school boards oust 2 superintendents while FBI probes another

Two Florida leaders depart after confrontations with newly sworn in school boards while a Texas superintendent is facing an FBI investigation.

Which are growing faster: Public charters or district-run schools?

Public charter school enrollment is climbing steadily just as enrollment in all other public schools slides in the opposite direction, a new report finds.

How are principals responding to political interference? Not so well

A survey conducted by the Institute for Democracy, Education and Access at the University of California Los Angeles and the Civic Engagement Research Group at the University of California Riverside showcases the concerns of nearly 700 high school principals surrounding political interference in schools.

How 3 superintendents are finding fresh purpose by adapting a whole child focus

Prioritizing the whole child in meeting the needs of all learners is at the top of the agenda for these leaders. "We're maximizing every minute. And we're leaning into kids' interests," one says.

Moms for Liberty is connected to the firing of yet another superintendent

The firing of yet another superintendent, this time Brennan Asplen of Sarasota County Schools, comes in the wake of a performance review that deemed him to be effective in the job.

3 ways to elevate more women to the superintendent’s post

Women make up 76% of teachers in K-12 school settings but just a small percentage holds the most senior role in a district—the superintendent's position.

Teachers win reimbursement of nearly $1 million in sick days used during pandemic

The American Federation of Teachers Local 481 in Newark filed a grievance in October 2021 after being forced to take sick days for not only being exposed to COVID-19 but also to stay home and care for loved ones even though the teachers themselves were not personally infected.

For cybercriminals, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year

While your school is on holiday break, criminal actors see it as an open invitation to compromise valuable and confidential student data.

Sudden change: 2 superintendents resign abruptly and 2 others are fired

Superintendents in Sonoma, California, and Judson, Texas, have stepped down suddenly in recent days, while other leaders have switched districts or been dismissed without warning.

The not-so-cinematic theaters at FETC that you do not want to miss

FETC 2023 will feature six "must-attend" theaters designed to designed to inspire and inform attendees on the latest education innovations.

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