School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.
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March 24, 2014
March 12, 2014
Two education nonprofits that focus on strong school leaders issue multimedia report to give principals a window into what teacher-development strategies could look like in their schools.
March 11, 2014
If voters decide to toss Mayor Vincent Gray from office in the wake of a mounting campaign finance scandal, it's not clear what would happen to Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, who has been at the helm of the school system since 2010.
March 03, 2014
Sixteen district leaders from around the country are showcased in Education Week's second annual Leaders To Learn From report.
February 07, 2014
A new study reveals major differences between the leadership challenges principals experience in diverse schools, depending on their race.
February 04, 2014
The Wallace Foundation will spend $24 million in six school districts to lighten the load of principals' supervisors and make room for them to spend more time coaching and providing professional development to school leaders.
January 08, 2014
AASA, the School Superintendents Association, will announce the winner for 2014 at its conference in February.
January 06, 2014
New Mayor Martin J. Walsh will work with an appointed school committee to conduct a national search for a new schools chief in Boston.
December 30, 2013
Ms. Fariña served for more than four decades as a teacher, principal, district superintendent and deputy chancellor in the 1 million-student school system.
December 30, 2013
The New York Times reports that retired educator Carmen Farina, a former deputy chancellor for New York City schools, will lead the 1 million student system.