A research study of three urban districts outlines some qualities that lead to effective partnerships between principals and their coaches at the central office.
Heath Morrison, named 2012 superintendent of the year by the American Association of School Administrators, is moving from Washoe County, Nev. to the growing North Carolina district.
The recent report from the superintendent of the 33,000-student district was meant to counter a proposal from a city-based nonprofit that the district undergo sweeping change.
The report documented thousands of incidents of serious crime in the school system, including assaults, robberies and rapes.
The district leadership is pressing for a salary freeze from its teachers' union.
The Center for Public Education has compiled a report that brings together several resources on principal effectiveness.
A 20-year-old, an 19-year-old and an 18-year-old, all graduates from the Prince George's County, Md. school system, may soon join the district's school board.
The districts reported no allegations of sexual harassment, no disciplinary actions as a result of bullying or harassment on the basis of sex, or no students who reported being bullied or harassed on the basis of sex, the American Association of University Women has found.
The districts, which will be awarded $1 million in scholarship money for their students, represent some newcomers to the competition as well as two repeat finalists.
Michael Miles is expected to be confirmed by the district's school board later this month.