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August 03, 2015

Leading Public Schools: 10 Roles you Probably Didn't Prepare for

After spending time with urban districts recently, we were reminded of the complexity of the work that superintendents are responsible for. We were also reminded how traditional education programs and development experiences do not prepare EdLeaders for their roles. In our recent paper, Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning we outlined 10 roles for today's EdLeaders. In this blog we share important emerging skills associated with these 10 roles.

July 29, 2015

10 Next Steps for EdLeaders: The Advanced Course

As we head to Atlanta to join Fulton County Schools in a leadership discussion, we identify 10 tips for superintendents and principals as they work to create next generation schools. For example EdLeaders should create a learner exchange vision, identify and share your theories, learn about new school models, embrace broader aims, create community engagements, model next-gen learning, personalize professional learning, and improve wellness.

July 20, 2015

Former Fairfax, Va., and Boston Superintendent Dies at Age 80

Robert "Bud" Spillane led two of the nation's largest school district, and is credited with rescuing one from the brink of disaster and pushing another to new heights.

July 17, 2015

Leader of Tennessee's State-Run School District to Resign

Citing health concerns and a need for fresh leadership, Achievement School District Superintendent Chris Barbic says he's "leaving confident that Tennessee's schools are better off today than when we began."

July 09, 2015

New Video Series Offers Advice on Training, Supporting New Principals

The two-minute videos feature school superintendents discussing new practices to develop leaders and manage career paths more intentionally.

July 08, 2015

Chris Cerf Appointed New Superintendent of Newark Public Schools

Cerf, a former New Jersey Education Commissioner, will help lay the groundwork to return the district to local governance by the end of the next school year.

July 02, 2015

Beware of Superintendents Who Push for Too Much Reform

After Mike Miles's resignation as superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District, here are some thoughts for districts in transition.

June 26, 2015

Where Can We Find Cutting-Edge District Leaders? Tell Us!

Get beyond the Beltway for a moment. Which curriculum directors, superintendents, parent engagement administrators, and others have the best ideas?

June 23, 2015

Dallas Schools Chief's Resignation Marks End of a Rocky Tenure

Schools chief Mike Miles, who has led the district since July 2012, often clashed with employees and school board members.

June 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton to Talk Equity, Education With Jennings, Mo., Superintendent

Tiffany Anderson, one of Education Week's 2015 Leaders To Learn From, will discuss equity in education with the Democratic presidential candidate today in St. Louis.

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