Alton L. Frailey, the superintendent of the Katy Independent School District, in Katy, Texas, was sworn in as the president of the AASA, the School Superintendents Association.
The New Jersey Board of Education approved new rules that will require districts to test water for lead within the next year and make the results public.
School districts serving poor students have argued that the Illinois school funding formula is "regressive" and disadvantages low-income students who attend schools in districts that cannot rely on property taxes to raise more money.
The Council of the Great City Schools released an emotional, personal statement on recent shootings--from Dallas, to Baton Rouge, Baltimore, Chicago, and other urban areas--that have claimed the lives of its graduates, students, neighbors, and employees.
What started as an effort to break up the Clark County, Nev., school district has evolved into a plan to decentralize the sprawling district and create autonomous schools.
More than 1,500 principals and others will convene this week for the National Association of Elementary School Principals conference in National Harbor, Md.
Felton Williams will lead the policymaking body of the national coalition representing 70 of the nation's largest urban public school systems.
Anthony Hamlet's hiring had been on hold after claims arose that he overstated the academic turnaround at the Palm Beach, Fla., schools where he once served as principal.
"Simply put, I am ready to take on new challenges," Henderson wrote in the letter to parents and community members. She leaves the job Sept. 30.
Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.