A new Vanderbilt University study on the Wallace Foundation's $24 million Principal Supervisor Initiative in six urban districts found bright spots as well as continuing challenges.
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June 25, 2018
Tommy Chang's resignation from the helm of Boston's school system has sparked numerous questions about his departure, including whether he was under pressure to leave because of his management or as a result of a lawsuit alleging that the district shared information with law enforcement that may have played a role in a student's deportation.
May 08, 2018
Tenures, on average, are shorter in larger districts and in districts with high percentages of students of color and low-income students. Women also had tenures that were 15 months shorter, on average, than their male counterparts, according to the Broad Center.
May 03, 2018
The country's fifth-largest school system is undergoing a massive reorganization that will give schools more autonomy.
May 02, 2018
Austin Beutner, a former Los Angeles Times' publisher who also started a non-profit that provides free eye exams and glasses to low-income students, will lead the country's second-largest school district.
April 20, 2018
Dallas Dance led Baltimore County School from 2012 until he abruptly resigned in April 2017.
April 05, 2018
Former Montana state schools chief Denise Juneau will take the helm in Seattle, where she will be the city's third superintendent in six years. Juneau, the daughter of educators, was the first Native American woman elected to statewide office in the nation's history.
April 03, 2018
Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist is backing the teacher walkouts in her state to push lawmakers for higher pay for teachers, support staff, and more funding for public schools. She said Tulsa's schools will remain closed for as long as teachers are out.
March 16, 2018
The group is focused on creating a diverse pipeline of education leaders.
March 15, 2018
Chancellor Carmen Fariña will leave the New York City school system this month, after a 52-year career working in the city's public schools.