Business & Finance

1/27/2014

1/27/2014

Buffalo School Superintendent Pamela C. Brown has made a marked effort this week to appear more open and responsive to the public in light of long-standing criticism that she communicates poorly and doesn’t do enough to engage with the community.

1/15/2014

1/15/2014
When residents of Macomb County, Mich., tune into Pandora internet radio, they may be surprised to hear ads selling something quite different from landscaping, new cars or home repair services.

12/9/2013

12/9/2013
A community group has turned hundreds of hesitant parents into capable classroom helpers, role models and leaders by tapping into strengths many don’t realize they have.
12/9/2013

The extra funding heading to San Joaquin Valley schools with the state’s new funding formula comes with a catch – parents get a say in how that money will be spent.

12/9/2013
Her unwavering and outspoken commitment to teacher protections, to funding public schools more generously and to challenging charter schools more vehemently will echo in people’s minds if not their ears.

12/3/2013

12/3/2013
Atantic County Institute of Technology superintendent chosen for his work on expansion of county vocational school from a shared-time high school to a full-time comprehensive career and technical high school focused on 21st-century careers.

11/26/2013

11/26/2013
Vargas has served as superintendent of the Kent School District since 2009. KSD has received numerous local, state, national and international awards.
11/26/2013
Jose Parra, who helped turn around test scores and graduation rates in a district of 5,000 students, has been tapped to take over a Texas district seven times its size.

11/18/2013

11/18/2013
The governor created the Center for Education and Career Innovation, an approach to the education and workforce preparation pipeline that breaks down the silos that exist between K12 schools, higher education and workforce development.
11/18/2013

When Portland Public Schools leaders agreed to sell Washington High School last month, the deal represented an exception rather than the rule in the way Oregon’s largest district deals with shuttered campuses.

11/18/2013

Hudson County schools were shortchanged more than $400 million in state aid in the past five years, according to a study by the Education Law Center.

11/13/2013

11/13/2013
Principals, superintendents, and district CIOs are increasingly becoming the decision-makers for purchasing school apps. Respondents to the 2013 National Survey on Mobile Technology for K-12 Education said 51 percent of principals were likely to lead the charge to buy apps, compared to 39 percent in 2012. The percentage of superintendents making the decisions rose to 26 percent this year from 10 percent in 2012.

11/8/2013

11/8/2013
Truelock began work last week as superintendent of Hondo ISD after beating out more than 20 other applicants vying to succeed Clay Rosenbaum, who left the Medina County district in June.
11/8/2013
School trustees decided to forgo a superintendent search and move Handelman, spent the previous three years as the district's associate superintendent, into the permanent superintendent's position.

10/29/2013

10/29/2013
Contract comes as a reward to Green after the unaccredited Kansas City Public Schools greatly improved its showing on this year’s state report card. It also is a sign of greater stability in leadership — an important factor as the district faces the possibility of a financially crippling wave of student transfers.

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