President Barack Obama plans to announce a new task force and $200 million in investments from foundations as small steps toward solving large achievement gaps.
February 2014 Archives
Every school in the District of Columbia Public Schools system will receive funds to devote to efforts to improve students' happiness with their learning environment.
State schools chief Mike Flanagan has notified the Education Achievement Authority that its exclusive agreement to deal with failing schools will end a year from now.
Gregory Thornton, currently the superintendent in Milwaukee, has been tapped as the new chief executive officer for the 80,000-student Baltimore city district.
The 2014 winner of the annual award by the School Superintendents Association, AASA, is Alberto Carvalho, the superintendent of the 345,000-student Miami-Dade County school district since 2008.
A new salary survey from the School Superintendents Association finds that base median salaries for district chiefs rose modestly between 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Fifteen countywide or suburban district superintendents call for a lot less testing and much more leeway for states and districts on setting and achieving goals in any new version of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
A new study reveals major differences between the leadership challenges principals experience in diverse schools, depending on their race.
The rules would set hiring and ongoing education requirements for employees who manage and operate National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.
The Wallace Foundation will spend $24 million in six school districts to lighten the load of principals' supervisors and make room for them to spend more time coaching and providing professional development to school leaders.
More school leaders turn to the social media venue as a form of both formal communication about district news and informal communication with students.