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.
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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.
June 21, 2017
A new report from The RAND Corporation on districts that are participating in the Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative found that districts in the initiative spent an average of $31,000 per principal, or $42 per pupil, annually on pipeline-related programs.
June 02, 2017
Gerry Brooks, principal of Liberty Elementary in Fayette County, Ky., is a social media sensation who uploads laugh-out-loud videos that highlight the lighter side of K-12 education.
April 24, 2017
The principal from Florida's Pinellas County district has apologized for suggesting a small number of white students in a predominately black school be placed in class together.
April 12, 2017
Brad Currie, who co-founded the popular #Satchat on Twitter, was chosen as this year's National Assistant Principal of the Year.
April 07, 2017
L. Earl Franks, who now serves as executive director of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, will lead the National Association of Elementary School Principals, starting July 1.
April 05, 2017
eliminating Title II would hamper efforts to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law that Congress approved in December 2015, education advocates say.