The Trump administration budget unveiled last week proposed eliminating a slew of federal programs that pay for school leaders and principal recruitment, training, and support.
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February 23, 2018
February 06, 2018
The new Master Principal Program is the latest in a series of initiatives focused on principals in Chicago.
January 17, 2018
All states intend to invest in principals and other school leaders as part of their plans for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, according to a new analysis by a school leadership group.
December 20, 2017
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Readers also flocked to stories on school secession, corruption in the Chicago public schools, and districts honored for supporting and encouraging their teachers.
October 25, 2017
The school principals, who all lead Blue Ribbon Schools, will be honored in Washington, D.C., in November.
October 20, 2017
Akil Ross, principal of Chapin High School for the last seven years, got the top honor from the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
August 08, 2017
The latest federal survey of the nation's K-12 principals shows that people in the career work long hours, the majority of them are women, most are white, and their average salary is $95,700.
July 28, 2017
Principals who also teach are a long tradition in a rural Maryland school system, where teachers and school leaders alike attest to the benefits. But some education leadership experts argue the double duty wouldn't work in all schools.
July 17, 2017
The associations representing the nation's primary and secondary school principals call the possible elimination of $2 billion in federal funds that support teachers and school leaders "unconscionable."
July 10, 2017
Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.