San Francisco district chief Richard Carranza is the leading contender for the top job in Houston, the nation's seventh-largest school system, according to reports.
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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.
June 30, 2016
Felton Williams will lead the policymaking body of the national coalition representing 70 of the nation's largest urban public school systems.
June 29, 2016
DeRay Mckesson left his career in education in 2014 amid the unrest in Fergsuon, Mo., after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was fatally shot by a white police officer.
June 03, 2016
New Leaders' new book, Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools, lays out the practices of high-performing school leaders and provides a framework and action steps for other principals to improve their schools.
May 24, 2016
Carolyn Starkey Darden, who allegedly submitted fraudulent invoices for tutoring services, is the latest current or former Detroit schools administrator facing criminal charges.
April 28, 2016
A new initiative by the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, will include an array of efforts to increase the number of women who are school superintendents and support them once they are in the top jobs.
April 20, 2016
Kaya Henderson's request for $100,000 from Chartwells came just weeks after the company was accused, in a whistleblower lawsuit, of bilking the city out of $19 million.
March 29, 2016
Among the principals charged is the head of a Detroit school that's slated to receive more than $500,000 worth of donations and renovations secured by talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
March 16, 2016
A select number of universities will partner with up to three school districts and with leading principal-preparation programs to improve the training they provide for school leaders.