The state's General Assembly may consider a Hurricane Florence relief package, which will likely "forgive" school districts in disaster areas for missed school days and allow teachers and others who missed work because of Hurricane Florence to maintain their salaries without having to dip into their vacation days.
Hurricane Florence, which made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on Friday morning, has been downgraded to a tropical storm. More than a million students have been impacted by school closures.
Districts serving more than 800,000 students have already closed in anticipation of the Category 4 storm. Florence could be the first Category 4 storm to hit the Carolinas since Hurricane Hugo in 1989.
If Hurricane Florence keeps its current course, the Carolina coast could start receiving tropical storm force winds as early as Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Oklahoma City school administrator Sherrie Conley defeated an incumbent state legislator to join other school leaders who will appear on the ballot in the November general election.
A higher percentage of principals are staying at their schools than in recent years, according to a new federal survey. And while job-satisfaction is high, nearly a quarter would leave the job immediately if they got a higher-paying opportunity.
Elementary principals' main concerns are students' emotional problems, mental health issues, poverty, and other factors connected to well-being. Many of those issues did not crack the top 10 concerns of principals just a decade ago.
Principals can get a jump on the upcoming school year by taking these steps during summer break. Two Missouri principals share some of what works for them.
The tool kit by the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, provides steps that district and school leaders can take before, during, and after a crisis and connects them with administrators who have led through similar events.
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