Education News in Brief

Transitions

August 25, 2015 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print
Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy, the secretary of education in Delaware, is stepping down. He has been the target of criticism by the state teachers’ union and lawmakers unhappy with his school reform efforts.

Steven Godowsky, a veteran administrator and former superintendent of the New Castle County Vocational Technical district in Delaware, has been nominated to succeed Murphy.

Kriner Cash

Kriner Cash has been appointed superintendent of the Buffalo school district, the second largest in New York state.

He was most recently the schools superintendent in Memphis, Tenn., and fills the vacancy left by Pamela Brown’s resignation in June 2014.

A version of this article appeared in the August 26, 2015 edition of Education Week as Transitions

Events

Special Education Webinar Reading, Dyslexia, and Equity: Best Practices for Addressing a Threefold Challenge
Learn about proven strategies for instruction and intervention that support students with dyslexia.
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Personalized Learning Webinar
No Time to Waste: Individualized Instruction Will Drive Change
Targeted support and intervention can boost student achievement. Join us to explore tutoring’s role in accelerating the turnaround. 
Content provided by Varsity Tutors for Schools
Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum Social-Emotional Learning: Making It Meaningful
Join us for this event with educators and experts on the damage the pandemic did to academic and social and emotional well-being.

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Education Briefly Stated: November 23, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: November 2, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: October 19, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: October 12, 2022
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read