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December 21, 2016

AASA Announces Finalists for 2017 Superintendent of the Year

The finalists were selected as winners in their individual states' contests for superintendent of the year. The national winner will be announced at AASA's annual conference in March.

July 21, 2014

Houston School District Targeting North Carolina Teachers

The district in recent months has trained its sights on North Carolina's teachers, who are among the lowest paid in the nation.

May 15, 2013

What's the Best Background for a Superintendent?

The Wake County, N.C. district named four semi-finalists for its superintendency last week. Will big districts look to traditional or nontraditional candidates?

November 09, 2011

Wake County, N.C., Board Changes Political Majority

The board had been led by Republican-backed members for two turbulent years.

November 07, 2011

Two School Board Races Worth Watching

Big money has been pouring into some school board races, as political parties seek to influence local politics.

October 12, 2011

Political Control of Wake County Board Hinges on Runoff

The board's 2009 decision to eliminate a school assignment policy based on socioeconomic diversity was a major issue in the Tuesday election.

October 07, 2011

School Boundary Decision Close in Wake County

Both political factions on the board appear to like a "controlled choice" plan that would give parents options on where their children could attend school.

June 16, 2011

North Carolina Votes to Sidestep Private Accreditation Agencies

The law prevents colleges and universities from penalizing students based on the accreditation status of their high schools.

May 24, 2011

N.C. Superintendent Proposes Two Student Assignment Plans

The options are about 65 to 70 percent complete, and now need community input, said Superintendent Anthony Tata.

March 18, 2011

Accreditation Agency Has Stern Words for Wake County

The critical report blames a bloc of newly-elected school board members for "destabilizing the school system and community."


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