News in Brief


Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

Sheila M. Harrity, the principal of Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts, has been named the 2014 MetLife/NASSP National High School Principal of the Year. Ms. Harrity was selected for her work to implement small learning communities, change the school’s culture, and focus on preparing the school’s 1,400 students for colleges and careers, since becoming principal in 2006.

Jeff Raikes, the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since May 2008, has announced that he will step down from the post. He will remain in the position until a successor is named.

Vol. 33, Issue 04, Page 4

Published in Print: September 18, 2013, as Transitions
Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories