Board of Education

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff — from custodians to the principal — to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

7/9/2012

The last day for Madison schools superintendent Dan Nerad will be July 27. Nerad, who led the Madison Metropolitan School District for four years, will be replaced by newly appointed interim superintendent Jane Belmore.

7/9/2012

After a monthslong guessing game about its fate, a new, two-year kindergarten program will open in hundreds of California school districts in August.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.

7/6/2012

Nearly three-quarters of California voters oppose the automatic, midyear spending reductions that would balance the state budget if a November ballot initiative to raise taxes fails, according to a new Field Poll.

7/2/2012

7/2/2012

A year ago, Jim Bozzini came before the Boyertown (Penn.) School Board as a parent and taxpayer to suggest a new way for the cash-strapped district to raise money: advertisements.

7/2/2012

On a single March night in DuPage County (Ill.), one superintendent arrived — and another announced his departure — in a cloud of secrecy at two of the state's largest school districts.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

Alabama State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice said that the state's takeover of the Birmingham school system was intended to end its reputation for being top heavy with administrators, and he will do that with or without the cooperation of the city school board.

6/28/2012

6/28/2012

Prince George’s County school officials are scrambling to ensure there isn’t a dearth of leadership in the wake of the announcement by Prince George’s County schools superintendent William R. Hite that he is being considered for the top education position in Philadelphia.

6/28/2012

Nashville school officials have rejected a proposal to open a charter school in a middle-class part of the city, highlighting a broader national battle over efforts by operators of such publicly financed, privately run schools to expand into more affluent areas.

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

The school districts in North Chicago and downstate East St. Louis are a step away from a state takeover.

6/22/2012

The Scranton School District will save more than $2 million this year on health care, officials announced at a meeting with employees on Wednesday.

6/22/2012

Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday.

6/22/2012

Missouri education officials will be testing a new teacher evaluation system in the upcoming school year.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

The Rhode Island Association of School Committees has endorsed eBOARD as a tool to help school system leadership teams work more efficiently in aligning their limited resources and time with their strategic plans, meetings, policies and evaluations.

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