A North Carolina state school board member, Patricia N. Willoughby, has been named the state’s interim schools superintendent. She was appointed Aug. 31 by Gov. Michael F. Easley. A new state chief will be elected in November.
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo was the managing editor for Education Week/edweek.org. She was a reporter at Education Week for 13 years covering curriculum, standards, and education technology. She is currently a senior partner at Finn Partners in Washington.
As we enter the third school year affected by the pandemic—and a return to the classroom for many—we come better prepared, but questions remain. How will the last year impact teaching and learning this school
Across the country, K-12 schools and districts are, again, considering how to ensure effective continuity of learning in the face of emerging COVID variants, politicized debates, and more. Learn from Alexandria City Public Schools superintendent