Principals play a huge role in shaping work conditions—and in whether teachers stay or leave, according to a new study.
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September 23, 2016
September 15, 2016
The Women in School Leadership Program announces its first cohort. The program aims to increase the number of women in education leadership and support them once they are on the job.
August 29, 2016
With the Council of the Great City Schools now in its 60th year, urban school leaders say the depth of its staff's expertise, the organization's effectiveness in advocating on their behalf, and the sense of camaraderie they feel being part of the group are unmatched elsewhere.
August 26, 2016
The three principal ambassador fellows—two from Maryland and one from Oregon— will bring a principal's perspective to the Education Department.
August 19, 2016
The Detroit schools' lawyers said the protests were really teacher strikes, which are technically illegal under state law, and sought an injunction to immediately halt them.
July 26, 2016
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.
July 18, 2016
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.