Cordova attended the city's public schools, and has served as teacher, principal, director of teaching and learning, and deputy superintendent.
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December 17, 2018
Austan Goolsbee, a professor at the University of Chicago and a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, was appointment by outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve on Chicago's school board.
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 31, 2018
Seven universities are making major changes to how they train future principals, as part of $48.5 million Wallace Foundation initiative to redesign university-based principal-preparation programs, according to a new report from RAND.
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.
October 08, 2018
The donation comes as Flint city and school leaders continue to grapple with the fallout from a contaminated-water crisis that began in 2015. The filtration systems, which will be installed by January, should allow students to once again district students and staff to drink from and fill up water bottles.
July 17, 2018
Tom Boasberg led Denver's public schools through a period that saw an increase in graduation and college-going rates, charter-district collaboration, and improved performance of its English-learners.
July 17, 2018
The performance of schools in post-Katrina New Orleans has been a well-scrutinized experiment, with champions and critics of charter schools closely monitoring the results.
July 16, 2018
The Chicago Teachers Union, which has called on the district to increase the number of school nurses, psychologists, social workers, and case managers, said the school system's announcement does not go far enough.
July 10, 2018
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.