This week, Newark superintendent Chris Cerf stopped by AEI to talk about the state of Newark's schools and the challenges of system reform. Here are a few thoughts.
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After Mike Miles's resignation as superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District, here are some thoughts for districts in transition.
November 14, 2014
Yesterday, Newark superintendent Cami Anderson came to speak at AEI, but her talk had to be relocated due to protesters.
July 10, 2014
Readers may recall that, last summer, Tony Bennett resigned the Florida superintendency when slammed with alleged improprieties from his tenure as Indiana state chief. Well, yesterday, a year after the fact, Indiana's Office of the Inspector General finally released its report. On one hand, you might say that the process played out and worked as it should. But observers have now learned that one way to win education policy debates is to smear their opponents.
October 11, 2011
Superintendents for large, urban school districts are a hot commodity, moving often and commanding big bucks. This is a topic I've thought about a bunch over the years--hell, it was a question at the heart of my doctoral dissertation and first book, Spinning Wheels. Anyway, Dallas is currently goi...