Joshua Starr, the schools chief in the 151,000-student district in suburban Washington, tells parents that the upcoming state tests are not in the best interest of students or schools.
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March 04, 2014
February 18, 2014
Gregory Thornton, currently the superintendent in Milwaukee, has been tapped as the new chief executive officer for the 80,000-student Baltimore city district.
February 13, 2014
The 2014 winner of the annual award by the School Superintendents Association, AASA, is Alberto Carvalho, the superintendent of the 345,000-student Miami-Dade County school district since 2008.
February 12, 2014
A new salary survey from the School Superintendents Association finds that base median salaries for district chiefs rose modestly between 2012-13 and 2013-14.
February 11, 2014
Acquiring fluency in a second language for all students is a college- and career-readiness goal that federal education law should establish, says a group of influential superintendents.
February 07, 2014
Fifteen countywide or suburban district superintendents call for a lot less testing and much more leeway for states and districts on setting and achieving goals in any new version of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
February 03, 2014
More school leaders turn to the social media venue as a form of both formal communication about district news and informal communication with students.
January 08, 2014
AASA, the School Superintendents Association, will announce the winner for 2014 at its conference in February.
December 31, 2013
Carmen Fariña, with more than four decades of experience as an educator in New York City, began her own schooling as an English-learner.
December 09, 2013
Twitter a popular tool for students hoping to persuade administrators to cancel school in bad weather.