Michelle King, who became superintendent of the Los Angeles district last year, is likely to stay on the job through June 2020.
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June 14, 2017
May 18, 2017
Longtime Jefferson County, Ky., principal Martin Pollio, was named interim superintendent. He replaces Donna Hargens, who re-negotiated her contract last month and will resign on July 1.
May 11, 2017
The school districts in Cincinnati and Oakland, Calif. selected women as their new superintendents, both of them experienced educators with long tenures in their respective districts.
May 11, 2017
Eye-popping parachute packages for high-level executives are still relatively uncommon in the world of K-12, but some recent cases show that school boards are willing to pay hefty sums to get rid of superintendents with whom they don't see eye-to-eye.
May 08, 2017
W. Burke Royster, who has led the Greenville, S.C., school district since 2012, was also one of 14 Leaders to Learn From selected by Education Week in 2017.
May 03, 2017
Renee Foose, who had been locked in a power struggle with the school board of the high-performing Howard County district in Maryland, resigned Tuesday. She will be replaced by Michael Martirano, a former West Virginia state superintendent.
April 28, 2017
A judge sentenced Byrd-Bennett to more than four years for her role in a more than $20 million kickback scheme while she was superintendent of the Chicago schools.
April 26, 2017
Joe Gothard, the superintendent of the nearby Burnsville-Egan-Savage school district, has been tapped to run the St. Paul school system.
April 19, 2017
Nikolai Vitti has led the Duval County school district in Jacksonville, Fla., since 2012. While Detroit is a smaller district, the new job would bring Vitti closer to his roots.
April 18, 2017
S. Dallas Dance has led the 112,000-student district, which is among the nation's 30 largest, since 2012.