Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.
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June 03, 2016
New Leaders' new book, Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools, lays out the practices of high-performing school leaders and provides a framework and action steps for other principals to improve their schools.
May 05, 2016
A new survey commissioned by the Northwest Evaluation Association and conducted by Gallup Education gauged school and district leaders' attitudes on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
March 16, 2016
A select number of universities will partner with up to three school districts and with leading principal-preparation programs to improve the training they provide for school leaders.
February 29, 2016
Judges praised Holly Ripley for helping lead her 1,400-student school through frequent principal turnover and an enrollment spike caused by the oil boom in North Dakota.
February 11, 2016
The AASA, the School Superintendents Association, kicks off its annual conference in Phoenix with sessions exploring the common standards, education equity, technology innovation, student well-being, and instructional leadership.
February 09, 2016
The National Association of Secondary School Principals and McKinsey Academy, an arm of the global management-consulting firm, have joined forces to launch a series of executive courses for principals and other school leaders.
February 09, 2016
On Feb. 9, Education Week is asking principals to use the hashtag #APrincipalsDay on Twitter and Instagram to share snapshots that capture their experiences as school leaders.
February 05, 2016
Lisa Epstein, a principal at Chicago's Richard Henry Lee school, grew up in Flint, Mich., and launched an effort in her school community to collect bottled water for children and families in her hometown.
January 27, 2016
Susan Jordan, the principal of Amy Beverland Elementary School, allegedly pushed several students out of the way before she was struck and killed by a bus outside of her school.