Mayor Martin J. Walsh will task a new citywide education czar to coordinate school improvement efforts across public schools, charter schools, parochial and private schools, as well as higher education.
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August 15, 2014
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August 06, 2014
Superintendent John Deasy issues a personal appeal to district leaders to keep tabs on one struggling student at risk of dropping out.
August 05, 2014
The former District of Columbia schools chancellor returns to the Sacramento charter school organization known as St. Hope Public Schools.
August 04, 2014
Washoe County Superintendent Pedro Martinez is suing the school board and district after he was unexpectedly fired last month and then told to return to the job a week later.
July 31, 2014
The deadline to nominate school district leaders with innovative ideas for Education Week's 2015 Leaders To Learn From report is August 1.
July 30, 2014
The Governor's Aspiring Principals Academy is a yearlong program that includes in-person meetings along with online coaching, mentoring, and networking for 48 assistant principals, vice principals, and other school leaders.
July 24, 2014
A federal report looks at mobility and retention among principals in the nation's public and private schools.
July 23, 2014
New data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development show that U.S. principals were more likely than their counterparts in other countries to believe their students come from impoverished homes.