Meanwhile, school board members in the Fort Worth, Texas, and Ferguson, Mo., school districts make plans to hire new school chiefs.
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February 12, 2015
January 28, 2015
Former Superintendent Heath Morrison resigned last year to care for his ailing mother, he said, but his departure came just days after an internal report recommended his termination.
January 21, 2015
Henderson Lewis Jr., the schools chief in the East Feliciana Parish district, will become superintendent of schools in Orleans Parish, which operates six regular schools and oversees 14 charters in New Orleans.
January 20, 2015
The Hillsborough County, Fla., school board has ousted veteran schools chief MaryEllen Elia, triggering a $1.1 million buyout of her contract.
January 13, 2015
John Deasy will serve as a consultant to graduates of the Broad Foundation's school leadership programs who are working in urban districts.
January 09, 2015
The district's current superintendent, Wayne Gent, said this week that he will not renew his contract when it expires at the end of June. Urban districts that need new leaders include Minneapolis and Albuquerque.
December 17, 2014
The Minneapolis school board approved Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's resignation late Tuesday, paving the way for her to leave the 34,000-student district.
November 06, 2014
Significant turnover in the top job for big-city districts reversed what had been an uptick in length of service for urban superintendents, according to a new survey by the Council of the Great City Schools.
October 16, 2014
The hard-charging superintendent is stepping down after an at-times tumultuous run as chief of the nation's second largest school district.
March 28, 2014
The Atlanta school board has tapped Meria Carstarphen, the superintendent in Austin, Texas, to lead the 47,000-student district.