Matt Zalaznick

Matt Zalaznick is a life-long journalist. Prior to writing for District Administration he worked in daily news all over the country, from the NYC suburbs to the Rocky Mountains, Silicon Valley and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He's also in a band.

Emergency teaching licenses are easing the exodus, but what are the risks?

Even during a nationwide shortage, some in and around K12 worry about the impact that the explosion of emergency licenses is having on institutional quality and student achievement.

Fresh leadership: New superintendents step up in more than a dozen districts

It has been a tough time for superintendents but a recent wave of new hires could bring back some energy to an education system facing a range of challenges.

Friendly reminders: 7 tips for dealing with today’s most difficult parents

"They’re fewer than 5 percent of all the parents you deal with, but they take up 95 percent of your time," a counselor says of angry moms and dads.

Superintendent accuses school board, mayor of years of racism as dismissal looms

Sexism, racism and secret surveillance—those are among the allegations Superintendent Priya Tahiliani is making in a lawsuit she has filed against the mayor of a Boston suburb and the school board that declined to renew her contract.

Mass exodus? 5 states show teacher turnover may be living up to the hype

Across the country, teacher turnover is hitting historic highs and undercutting enrollment growth, but not all who leave the profession are finding better jobs.

A Nebraska superintendent with a troubled past now faces a new assault charge

Brian T. Redinger allegedly threatened a "patron" on Stapleton Public Schools property earlier this year. The incident, however, was not his first serious brush with the law while serving as a superintendent, local reports say.

Here is how big the global edtech market will grow by 2030

The size of the global edtech market will approach $1 trillion by the end of this decade, driven by artificial intelligence, virtual reality and ever-expanding connectivity, bandwidth and speed.

Ousted superintendent lands on his feet and 2 historic hires

A South Carolina superintendent who left his post with a high-profile payout after clashing with his school board has landed in the nonprofit world.

Most school apps are tracking students. The question is: How closely?

Nearly all the edtech apps students most often use at school "are making extensive use of tracking technologies," though what type of data is at risk is not entirely clear, according to a new analysis.

How the wealthiest families are taking advantage of school vouchers

It's all about the voucher tax credits and how families with incomes over $200,000 are snapping them up in the name of school choice.

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