The latest federal survey of the nation's K-12 principals shows that people in the career work long hours, the majority of them are women, most are white, and their average salary is $95,700.
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Principals who also teach are a long tradition in a rural Maryland school system, where teachers and school leaders alike attest to the benefits. But some education leadership experts argue the double duty wouldn't work in all schools.
July 17, 2017
The associations representing the nation's primary and secondary school principals call the possible elimination of $2 billion in federal funds that support teachers and school leaders "unconscionable."
June 21, 2017
A new report from The RAND Corporation on districts that are participating in the Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative found that districts in the initiative spent an average of $31,000 per principal, or $42 per pupil, annually on pipeline-related programs.
June 02, 2017
Gerry Brooks, principal of Liberty Elementary in Fayette County, Ky., is a social media sensation who uploads laugh-out-loud videos that highlight the lighter side of K-12 education.
April 07, 2017
L. Earl Franks, who now serves as executive director of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, will lead the National Association of Elementary School Principals, starting July 1.
March 29, 2017
Organizations that support and represent principals, teacher-leaders, and educator-preparation programs are calling on Congress to maintain funding for Title II, Part A and other programs that support school leaders.
March 16, 2017
The Council of the Great City Schools and the National Association of Secondary School Principals say the spending blueprint will hamstring efforts to educate public school students.
March 02, 2017
District leaders will dive into sessions on ESSA implementation, developing strong principals, using social media for professional development and community engagement, fiscal stewardship, and effective use of data.
February 28, 2017
Representatives from the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, met with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to discuss the group's education priorities.