All states intend to invest in principals and other school leaders as part of their plans for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, according to a new analysis by a school leadership group.
MIchelle King plans to retire by June 30, leaving a district she has led since 2016 and worked in more for than three decades.
School systems from Florida to New England made decisions about delays and cancellations, often in coordination with outside agencies.
While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hints that he wants a school chief that will continue the work that current schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña began, there are school district advocates and observers who think he needs to bring aboard a leader who will take the district in another direction.
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña plans to announce her retirement Thursday, NBC New York reports, citing "city government sources."
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Readers also flocked to stories on school secession, corruption in the Chicago public schools, and districts honored for supporting and encouraging their teachers.
The finalists were selected as winners in their individual states' contests for superintendent of the year. The national winner will be announced at AASA's annual conference in February in Nashville, Tenn.
New efforts to combat bullying and harassment in the 1 million-student system were announced after a fatal stabbing at a Bronx school by a student who said he had been bullied.
Across the United States, women make up more than 40 percent of school board members, but research has shown that unless they are a supermajority, they don't comment or endorse motions as often as their male peers.
Janice Jackson, the chief education officer in Chicago, will ascend to the top job after CEO Forrest Claypool quit Friday. Jackson becomes the third chief of the city's schools in two years.