There is dissent in the education leadership community on whether the standards fully capture the principal's role, particularly in addressing issues of social justice and equity in schools.
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May 29, 2015
May 27, 2015
Reducing suspensions was one of former Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's top priorities. Soon after she left the job in December, the district's suspensions were on the rise.
May 27, 2015
The New York Board of Regents voted to name MaryEllen Elia, the former superintendent of the Hillsborough County school system, as commissioner. She will earn a $250,000 annual salary.
May 21, 2015
Stephen Green will take the helm of the Dekalb County, Ga., schools in July. He's coming from Kansas City, Mo., where he has served as superintendent since 2011.
May 19, 2015
Starr had led the 154,000-student Montgomery County, Md., school district in suburban Washington until he resigned in February.
May 13, 2015
Terms of the agreement will become public once the deal is finished. Cortines' current salary is $300,000 a year.
May 11, 2015
The draft policy standards, which were released on Monday for a second round of public comment, apply to school leaders, including principals, teacher-leaders and superintendents.
May 08, 2015
Pedro Martinez, the former superintendent of Washoe County in Reno, Nev., was appointed superintendent of the San Antonio school district.
May 01, 2015
Feedback suggested that there were too many standards, they were redundant, and they were not aligned with what "transformational leaders" needed to do to meet higher expectations.
April 23, 2015
Robert Avossa, currently superintendent in Fulton County, Ga., will earn a base salary of $325,000 per year when he starts his new job in July.