Robert Avossa, currently superintendent in Fulton County, Ga., will earn a base salary of $325,000 per year when he starts his new job in July.
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April 23, 2015
April 13, 2015
Luis Valentino, the associate superintendent of curriculum/chief academic officer at San Francisco Unified, will lead Albuquerque Public Schools, New Mexico's largest school district.
April 10, 2015
The school board could decide on a new superintendent as early as tomorrow. The district and former Superintendent Winston Brooks abruptly parted ways last August.
April 06, 2015
A new Ohio program, The Bright New Leaders for Ohio Schools, seeks to train proven leaders, including those without a background in education, to place in the state's high-poverty schools.
March 30, 2015
In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.
March 24, 2015
Ms. McKenzie led the district from 1981 to 1988 and was one of the longest serving superintendents in the city's history.
March 11, 2015
Louisiana Superintendent John White will take over as the group's new chairman.
February 06, 2015
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.
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.