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AASA Applauds Houston Schools—2013 Broad Prize Winner

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, congratulates the Houston Independent School District (HISD) for winning the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education.

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Doctoral Credit Available to Graduates of AASA’s National Superintendent Certification

School system leaders who complete National Superintendent Certification are eligible to receive 24 credits—an approximate $25,000 value—toward a doctor of education degree administered by Nova Southeastern University (NSU), announced this week by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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New Report Examines Realities of Race to the Top Implementation

Race to the Top has done little to help most states close achievement gaps, and may have exacerbated them, according to a new report by Elaine Weiss, National Coordinator of the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education.

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Back to School and Moving Forward: A message to our nation’s superintendents from Secretary Duncan

I know from my own experience leading a school district that this time of year is especially exciting—and challenging.

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AASA Leadership, Superintendents Meet in Abington, Pa.

To kick off the new school year, an impressive list of Pennsylvania superintendents last week joined the leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, to discuss education issues at an event held at the Abington School District in Abington, Pa.

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AASA applauds house approval of NCLB rewrite legislation

On behalf of thousands of school systems across the country, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for supporting the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by voting in favor of the Student Success Act (HR 5).

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America’s school leaders visit Capitol Hill

At a time when reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is moving forward, superintendents from across the country met with members of Congress last week on Capitol Hill to discuss pressing issues facing our nation’s schools.

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School Leadership Groups Urge 'Adequate Time' to Implement Common Core Standards

While assessment has an important role to play as one of multiple measures for evaluating student learning and achievement, the continued reliance on one-time testing diverts attention away from content and the substance of what is being taught.

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AASA Head Appointed to Board Overseeing E-rate

Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), which oversees the Universal Services Fund’s Schools and Libraries program, more commonly known as E-Rate.

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New AASA National Superintendent Certification Program Announced

Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the launch of AASA’s new National Superintendent Certification Program, a program is designed to help new superintendents build their leadership tool box.

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