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School & District Management Superintendents' Salaries and Their Plans for Next Year, in Charts
A new survey offers a glimpse into the state of the superintendency, as some reports suggest turnover is on the rise.
School & District Management Q&A How Succession Planning Can Help Close the Gender Gap for Superintendents
Whitney Oakley of the Guilford County, N.C. district discusses how formal and informal leadership opportunities opened doors to the top job.
States Should Superintendent Salaries Be Capped? Some States Are Considering It
Superintendent pay is under constant scrutiny, and proposals come up occasionally to cap it. But they rarely gain traction.
School & District Management Women in the K-12 Workforce, by the Numbers
Women are the majority of the education workforce, but their numbers drop as you climb the chain of command.
Recruitment & Retention Building the Superintendent Pipeline: Advice From 3 District Leaders
Creating a deep pool of talent pays dividends, superintendents say.
School & District Management What Superintendents Are Saying About Staff Shortages
District leaders reported lower, but still significant, levels of concerns about staffing at the start of the school year.
School & District Management Employee Morale Is Keeping Superintendents Up at Night
But district leaders themselves feel more optimistic, possibly a rebound from the height of the pandemic.
School Climate & Safety A Superintendent Left His Gun in a School Restroom. A Student Found It
A Texas superintendent has resigned after a student found his gun unattended. The incident follows debates over arming teachers.
School & District Management Q&A How a Successful Superintendent Takes Stock Mid-Year
The halfway point in the school year is a good time to reassess goals, measure progress, and reflect.
School & District Management Newly Named Superintendent of the Year Focuses on Seeing Students as Individuals
Kevin McGowan leads the Brighton Central School District in Rochester, N.Y.
Classroom Technology Q&A Why Superintendents Must See Themselves as Ed-Tech Leaders
David Schuler, AASA's incoming executive director, is taking on the helm of the organization at a critical moment for education technology.
School & District Management Leader To Learn From Transforming a School District, One Relationship at a Time
Richard Tomko of Belleville, N.J., schools wants to build an early foundation for students and help those with disabilities flourish.
Early Childhood Q&A An Investment in Early-Childhood Education Is Paying Off Big
Richard Tomko believes that expanding the early education pipeline buffers schools against enrollment loss and academic struggles.
School & District Management Photo Essay PHOTOS: A Superintendent Who Exudes Joy in All Things
EdWeek photographer Sam Mallon reflects on her day with Richard Tomko, a 2023 Leaders to Learn From honoree.