Admin & Management

School boarding meetings: How much time is devoted STEM?

In some states, nearly half of district school boards prioritized STEM/STEAM-related topics, new Burbio data suggests.

Teacher shortage is being solved by this retiring superintendent

The Hernando County School District is tackling the teacher shortage innovatively: the system, led by Superintendent John Stratton, has launched an on-the-job bachelor's degree program for aspiring educators.

Superintendent turnover: Another big district picks a new leader

Superintendent turnover showed no sign of letting up over the past week as Florida's Duval County Public Schools filled its vacant leadership post amid another round of arrivals and departures nationally.

School closures: More big districts are making tough choices

Seattle could close 20 elementary schools. Ohio's largest district also has its eye on middle and high school adjustments. But a Colorado district has halted its closure plans.

Superintendent turnover: 2 important hires and a big departure

Oklahoma City Public Schools and the Washoe County School District install new leaders while Cincinnati Public Schools' superintendent steps down after no-confidence votes.

If you’re a student, it pays to be on this district’s school board

The Palm Springs Unified School District became the first in the Coachella Valley to pay its student board members. They're earning nearly $300 a month to participate in district-level discussions, an initiative Superintendent Tony Signoret says is encouraging civic engagement and leadership.

School boards: The four keywords that keep coming up in the biggest districts

Do school boards share the priorities of their district's superintendents? Do they share the same priorities across the country? Burbio has been providing regular updates on the hot-button topics that are priorities at meetings right now.

Teachers around the world are facing similar hurdles—and AI, too

In a global McGraw-Hill poll, more than half of educators said that issues at home, insufficient family support and other external influences are the "largest obstacles to student success."

School Renewal: Accessing New Funding for Facilities and Energy Projects

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 11th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute DA Ed Talk, an advisor from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of State and Community Energy Programs and an education facilities expert from Trane will discuss how to access and use newly available funding from the federal government to finance much-needed school facilities improvements in any district.

Superintendent turnover: Lots of new hires, just a few departures

Several superintendents are relocating this week as steady turnover continues from coast to coast with several first-timers and retirements.

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