In three of the four teachers strikes so far this year, districts have kept schools open putting principals in a bind between supporting their teachers on the picket line and being the district voice in their building and communities.
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February 22, 2019
February 15, 2019
Curtis Jones, a U.S. Army veteran, has led Georgia's Bibb County school system since 2015.
February 15, 2019
Administrators Say Schools Are Equipped to Address Bad Behavior in Early Grades. Teachers Beg to Differ
In a new survey, all superintendents said strategies to deal with behavior issues such as positive behavioral interventions and supports are used in their districts. But just 57 percent of teachers said they used those practices frequently or very frequently.
February 04, 2019
Casey Smitherman, the superintendent of the Elwood school district, cited the "negative attention" from the incident, according to the Indianapolis Star.
December 18, 2018
Cordova attended the city's public schools, and has served as teacher, principal, director of teaching and learning, and deputy superintendent.
November 20, 2018
Hopson became the interim superintendent in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2013 after the Memphis City School system merged with Shelby County schools. That merger then led six suburban communities to break away from the merged school system to form their own school districts.
October 26, 2018
Longtime Miami Superintendent, Who Almost Left for N.Y.C., Chosen as Urban Superintendent of the Year
ALberto Carvalho has led the Miami-Dade school system for the last 10 years, but he made headlines earlier this year when he accepted the chancellor job in New York City and later backed out.
September 27, 2018
The district's school board chose Ron Cabrera, a former Denver principal and superintendent in a neighboring district, to serve as interim district chief as it searches for a permanent replacement for Tom Boasberg, who leaves on Oct. 19.
September 24, 2018
Lynn Redden, former superintendent of the Onalaska school district, posted on comment on the Houston Chronicle's Facebook page after a Houston Texans loss to the Tennessee Titans that "...you can't count on a black quarterback." The Titans' quarterback, Deshaun Watson, is black.
July 20, 2018
The tool kit by the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, provides steps that district and school leaders can take before, during, and after a crisis and connects them with administrators who have led through similar events.