We look at the possible roll-back of four-day school week in Minnesota, dispute over the cost of charter expansion in Philadelphia, and supporting high-achieving, low-income students.
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February 06, 2015
January 22, 2015
MaryEllen Elia, the schools chief in Hillsborough County, Fla., was fired by the school board this week, days after she appeared in Washington as one of four finalists for national superintendent of the year.
January 21, 2015
Henderson Lewis Jr., the schools chief in the East Feliciana Parish district, will become superintendent of schools in Orleans Parish, which operates six regular schools and oversees 14 charters in New Orleans.
January 20, 2015
The Hillsborough County, Fla., school board has ousted veteran schools chief MaryEllen Elia, triggering a $1.1 million buyout of her contract.
January 16, 2015
One finalist, Superintendent MaryEllen Elia of Hillsborough County, Fla., may be fired next week by her school board, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
January 14, 2015
Mayor Marty Walsh's plans include a focus on upgrading the city's schools' infrastructure, an emphasis on career and technical education, and expansion of pre-K education.
January 13, 2015
John Deasy will serve as a consultant to graduates of the Broad Foundation's school leadership programs who are working in urban districts.
January 09, 2015
The district's current superintendent, Wayne Gent, said this week that he will not renew his contract when it expires at the end of June. Urban districts that need new leaders include Minneapolis and Albuquerque.
January 06, 2015
On Jan. 7, Education Week is hoping to capture "a day in the life of a principal." We're looking for photos from principals from all corners of the U.S.—and even those leading U.S. schools overseas.
December 31, 2014
Among the most read posts in 2014 were stories about principals and school leadership, a backlash against standardized testing, the fallout from a police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo., and school funding issues in Philadelphia.