State Schools Chief Tommy Bice led the Alabama in increasing its graduation rate and instituting a new strategic plan.
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March 01, 2016
February 16, 2016
At least 31 states got new education chiefs last year, according to Achieve, and there were 95 new state school board members in 33 states.
February 04, 2016
Mike Hanley, the state schools chief since 2011, has come under fire for his department's rollout of the state exam.
January 25, 2016
The Beaver State's next education chief, who carries the title of "education innovation officer," will be tasked with boosting the state's 72 percent graduation rate.
January 19, 2016
Though Ohio officials weigh whether to pay the next state superintendent $1 million, some state chiefs make just half what the superintendents of their largest urban districts make.
December 30, 2015
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas has battled with Gov. Doug Ducey over funding and education department staffing decisions.
December 15, 2015
Morath replaces Michael Williams to lead the agency which oversees 1,200 school districts and charter schools.
December 14, 2015
The county's citizens fought state efforts to close down schools and build a new $56 million high school with a 15-year $11 million loan.
December 11, 2015
In a conference call, three state chiefs describe how they plan to flex their new powers.
November 20, 2015
An ESEA reauthorization deal that passed a congressional conference panel on Thursday stands to shift much school turnaround and accountability work to the states.