Laura Perille, the CEO of the Boston-based non-profit EdVestors, is expected to be named interim superintendent while the district looks for a permanent leader.
June 2018 Archives
In the wake of a newspaper investigation that revealed that dozens of Chicago students may have been abused, harassed, or assaulted, the Chicago school district will create the Office of Student Protections and Title IX to better handle cases of sexual abuse, assault and harassment of students and support victims.
Tommy Chang's resignation from the helm of Boston's school system has sparked numerous questions about his departure, including whether he was under pressure to leave because of his management or as a result of a lawsuit alleging that the district shared information with law enforcement that may have played a role in a student's deportation.
A School in the Former Capital of the Confederacy Is Renamed for Barack Obama, the Nation's First Black President
Like many of the schools named for the Obamas, most of the students at Stuart Elementary are black. At Obama-named schools across the nation, more than 90 percent of students who attend the namesake schools are black and Latino. Fewer than 4 percent are white.