Levy, a Wall Street lawyer who had never worked as an educator, more recently served as executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which supports expanding educational opportunities for high-achieving, low-income students.
November 2018 Archives
Students and volunteers in Panama City cooked about 5,000 pounds of turkey—along with ham, pies and other traditional side dishes—for a "community" Thanksgiving dinner at Jinks Middle School.
Hopson became the interim superintendent in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2013 after the Memphis City School system merged with Shelby County schools. That merger then led six suburban communities to break away from the merged school system to form their own school districts.
Schools in Butte County, which includes 14 school districts and 18 charter schools, are closed through Dec. 3.
In the face of raging fires in California, students and staff have been forced to close schools and evacuate.
Eric Cardwell logged nearly 5,000 miles on the road, visiting schools from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to Warner Robins, Ga. to learn about principals' challenges and successes.
In a state where dozens of teachers and other educators mounted campaigns for the state legislature, at least four principals captured seats.