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Fiscal and administrative actions that determine how schools and universities operate.

Highlights

DeKalb County School District

DeKalb County (Georgia) board agrees to pay $325,000 to superintendent it fired

April 18, 2024
Cheryl Watson-Harris was ousted in 2022 after less than 2 years on the job.
Broward County Public Schools

Broward County (Florida) board picks new superintendent after surprise retirement of current job holder

April 17, 2024
Howard Hepburn is the district's 4th superintendent since 2021; Peter Licata, who was hired last summer, is retiring for health reasons.

Book banning in schools surges, report says

April 17, 2024
PEN America, an advocate for free expression, has documented more than 4,000 instances of book banning from July to December 2023.
Google

Former assistant principal charged in connection with 2023 shooting of teacher by 6-year-old student

April 11, 2024
Ebony Parker, who was assistant principal at Richneck Elementary in Newport News, Virginia, is charged with child abuse for allegedly failing to act on warnings that the 1st-grade...
Socorro Independent School District

Socorro (Texas) school superintendent placed on leave

March 27, 2024
An audit has found that Nate Carman, who announced last month that he is leaving the district, may have a conflict of interest with regard to a district contract.

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National superintendent of the year is leaving the St. Paul (Minnesota) district

Feb. 27, 2024
Joe Gothard, who received the national honor earlier this month, has been hired as superintendent in the Madison (Wisconsin) district.
Clark County School District

Clark County (Nevada) board approves superintendent's departure

Feb. 23, 2024
Jesus Jara has led the 300,000-student district since 2018

Texas judge rules that district's suspension of Black student over hair length was allowable

Feb. 22, 2024
The Barbers Hill district suspended high school junior Daryl George over the length of his hair.
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Supreme Court declines to take appeal challenging Virginia high school's admissions policy

Feb. 21, 2024
The lawsuit contended that the admissions policy at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology was unfair to Asian American students.