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.

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.

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.

Broward County school board fires Superintendent Vickie Cartwright

Her termination came out of the blue, as she was originally tasked in October with taking 90 days to create a checklist of issues to address. "I'm flabbergasted," says one board member.

Crowd-surfing superintendent faces punishment by school board

The board is expected to take disciplinary action on Nov. 21 against Jason Thomson for his "misconduct, neglect of duty and incompetence."

Superintendents to watch: How leaders are advocating for students’ best interests

Leaders are remaining student-driven by expanding dual enrollment and gifted programs, leveraging teacher expertise and recruiting student advisors.

Here’s what’s keeping K-12 leaders up at night—and what’s keeping them hopeful.

“We have had a lot of success and we have a lot to be proud of," says Virginia Superintentendent Rick Clemons. "But there are a lot of things that still need to be done.”

3 superintendents to watch: Steering for continuous school improvement

Commitments to transparency and public service are two ways our superintendents to watch are steering their schools toward continuous improvement.

3 superintendents to watch: How they are energizing community engagement

As if a superintendent's life isn't busy enough, Lisa Witte's idea of community engagement is volunteering for her local fire department and EMT service.

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