Superintendent turnover: Districts pick new leaders at a rapid pace

Often in superintendent turnover, it takes months—or even longer—for a district to replace a departed leader. Within the last week, however, two districts had their replacements ready just as their superintendents announced their retirements.

DA 100 education influencers: Maria Vazquez

The Orange County Schools (Fla.) superintendent has served at every level of the education system. She has expanded access to advanced coursework for underserved students and recruited top-notch teachers to vulnerable schools.

Starting teacher salaries weren’t competitive. This superintendent changed that

Nearly two years ago, starting salaries for teachers in South Carolina's Beaufort County was $37,500. Now, it's nearly 20 grand higher.

TGIF Timesaver: 3 ways to improve your summer planning for 2024-25

If your district has met its limit addressing pandemic-related issues, you might benefit from learning from these two districts.

DA 100 education influencers: Monica Burns

Monica Burns is an edtech consultant and founder of Class Tech Tips, which hosts a variety of resources designed to help educators leverage edtech more effectively.

Research: Are students really safer with cops in schools?

In schools with a police presence, arrest rates more than doubled compared to buildings without law enforcement on campus, a new report declares.

9 ways to promote STEM to your female students

Women only account for 28% of the STEM workforce. Here's what educators can do to help increase exposure to these careers.

School boards and AI: Is it the new hot topic?

The upshot of Burbio's latest reasearch is that artificial intelligence is getting a lot more attention than AI policy or guidance.

DA 100 education influencers: Emily Ramsey

CIO of Fulton County Schools (Ga.), Ramsey leads a team of 250 IT members who support 100 buildings for 100,000 students and staff members. She represented fellow CIOs at the White House Back to School Safely Cybersecurity Summit for K12 Schools.

California is the latest state to require financial literacy

The move comes more than six months after Pennsylvania announced a similar law. Here's why the curriculum is growing in popularity.

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