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.
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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.
February 22, 2017
As the relationship breaks down, it's relatively common for superintendents to resign or retire. What's more uncommon though: sitting superintendents suing the school board members or vice versa. It never ends well.
January 26, 2017
Nadia Lopez, principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., discusses her work in one of New York City's most challenging neighborhoods. Lopez gained national attention in 2015 when one of her students, Vidal Chastanet, told a photographer that Lopez was the person who influenced him most in life.
January 20, 2017
Charles Butt, the chairman and CEO of H-E-B, a Texas-based grocery chain, launched a $100 million initiative to focus on improving school leadership in Texas public schools.
December 29, 2016
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December 21, 2016
The finalists were selected as winners in their individual states' contests for superintendent of the year. The national winner will be announced at AASA's annual conference in March.