The principals must meet certain performance benchmarks to qualify for the longer posts and agree to stay at their schools for three years.
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With Jessica Ainsworth's leadership, reading proficiency rates at Lithia Springs High School increased for all subgroups, tripling for students with disabilities, according to the NASSP.
May 01, 2015
In "School Leadership in Action: Principal Profiles," by The Wallace Foundation and PBS Learning Media, "exemplary" principals share their strategies on improving different aspects of their schools.
May 01, 2015
Feedback suggested that there were too many standards, they were redundant, and they were not aligned with what "transformational leaders" needed to do to meet higher expectations.
April 23, 2015
Robert Avossa, currently superintendent in Fulton County, Ga., will earn a base salary of $325,000 per year when he starts his new job in July.
April 13, 2015
Luis Valentino, the associate superintendent of curriculum/chief academic officer at San Francisco Unified, will lead Albuquerque Public Schools, New Mexico's largest school district.
April 10, 2015
The school board could decide on a new superintendent as early as tomorrow. The district and former Superintendent Winston Brooks abruptly parted ways last August.
April 06, 2015
A new Ohio program, The Bright New Leaders for Ohio Schools, seeks to train proven leaders, including those without a background in education, to place in the state's high-poverty schools.
March 30, 2015
In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.
March 24, 2015
Ms. McKenzie led the district from 1981 to 1988 and was one of the longest serving superintendents in the city's history.