Two principals and a superintendent who've experienced gun violence in their schools called for more money for mental health and training on trauma-informed care, positive behavior intervention and support for school staff districts in the aftermath of a school shooting.
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April 17, 2018
April 05, 2018
Funding for one, along with teacher morale and attendance, according to a new survey by MCH Strategic Data.
April 02, 2018
While spending on K-12 overall will go up in the recently signed federal budget, a small grant program to help recruit, coach, and mentor principals and assistant principals in high-need districts was eliminated.
March 15, 2018
Chancellor Carmen Fariña will leave the New York City school system this month, after a 52-year career working in the city's public schools.
March 08, 2018
S. Dallas Dance pleaded failed to disclose nearly $150,000 he earned from outside consulting jobs while running the school system. Most of the money came from a company that landed an $875,000 no-bid contract less than a year after he took over the school system.
February 23, 2018
The Trump administration budget unveiled last week proposed eliminating a slew of federal programs that pay for school leaders and principal recruitment, training, and support.
February 20, 2018
Chancellor Antwan Wilson issued a public apology, asking D.C. residents for forgiveness. But the mea culpa wasn't enough to save his job.
February 06, 2018
The new Master Principal Program is the latest in a series of initiatives focused on principals in Chicago.
January 23, 2018
A grand jury handed down a four-count perjury indictment against S. Dallas Dance, including charges that he lied about his work with two school consulting firms that have been ensnared in a multi-million dollar kickback scheme.
January 17, 2018
All states intend to invest in principals and other school leaders as part of their plans for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, according to a new analysis by a school leadership group.