The American Federation of Teachers is supporting the Newark advisory school board's petition to the New Jersey board of education to remove Superintendent Cami Anderson from her post.
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June 12, 2015
June 11, 2015
Superintendent Mike Miles' own job security has been a hot topic of late after several school board members tried, but failed, to fire him in April.
June 08, 2015
Studies released by the Education Law Center and the Leadership Conference Education Fund argue that deficits in school funding and resources have shortchanged students in many of the nation's urban and rural districts.
June 02, 2015
The new appointments come on the heels of the resignation of the schools chief amid an ongoing federal investigation into a no-bid contract awarded by the school board.
June 01, 2015
Stephen K. Zrike, Jr., the superintendent of the Wakefield, Mass., schools, will work with the state to turn around the chronically underperforming district in Holyoke.
May 29, 2015
The inaugural class of the AASA/USC Rossier School of Education Urban Superintendents Academy will begin this fall with a 20-member cohort of current and prospective school chiefs.
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 21, 2015
The Republican-backed plan heads to the full legislature next week and will be up for debate in June.
May 21, 2015
The principals must meet certain performance benchmarks to qualify for the longer posts and agree to stay at their schools for three years.
May 20, 2015
Philadelphia joins Chicago among the cities this year to reject appointed school boards in favor of ones consisting of locally-elected individuals.