In an effort to describe automatic federal cuts to education looming at the start of 2013, Illinois Superintendent Christopher Koch used a little cryptozoology.
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March 28, 2012
March 21, 2012
South Carolina superintendent suggests that new criteria making more schools eligible for recognition might be inflating the number of awards.
March 13, 2012
Former Maryland schools superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick has taken a job at Towson University to oversee redesigned programs in teacher education.
February 17, 2012
Wayne Sanstead, who has been North Dakota's state schools superintendent for nearly three decades, has decided not to run for an eighth term this fall.
January 11, 2012
John White, who was Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's top pick to serve as the state's top education official, won appointment from the state board on Wednesday.
January 03, 2012
Gene Wilhoit, the executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, in Washington, is recovering from a heart attack and expects to return to work in six to eight weeks.
December 23, 2011
New York's state attorney general is looking at whether a major education publisher improperly supported a trip by former state education commissioner David Steiner.
December 13, 2011
Christopher Cerf, who was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's choice to serve as state schools chief, awaits confirmation by the state Senate.
November 22, 2011
Jim Kohlmoos, the current president of the Knowledge Alliance, in Washington, has been named the next executive director of the National Association of State Boards of Education.
November 11, 2011
Tommy Bice, a top deputy in the department of education, has been chosen by the state school board as the state's next schools chief, replacing Joe Morton, who retired earlier this year.