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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos took office in February after a contentious confirmation process and has struggled to gain traction on key priorities such as school choice and staffing up the Education Department.
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State Superintendent Salaries: How Much Do They Make?

State superintendents in recent years have been given increased responsibilities, but in many cases their salaries have not kept pace. That's had implications for recruitment and retention. (August 29, 2017)

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Education Week Leaders To Learn From 2018
In this annual report, Education Week's Leaders To Learn From spotlights district-level leaders from across the country who seized on creative but practical approaches to improving their school systems and put those ideas to work.

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Spotlight on College and Career Readiness

In this Spotlight, see how educators are teaching evidence-based writing across subject areas, using online tools to fuel collaborative writing, and inspiring students through the creation of school writing clubs.

Spotlight on Principal Leadership

In this Spotlight, learn how principals are providing input on ESSA's implementation, gaining management savvy from the business world, and balancing classroom visits with other leadership responsibilities.

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How are states regulating principal-preparation programs, what does ESSA say about training school leadership, and how do “niche” principal-training programs aim to train more-effective school leaders?

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Who's Ready to Be a Principal?
This special report explores what states, school districts, higher education, and alternative programs are doing to prepare future principals.
New School Rules for a New Era
Articles in this special report explore the evolving roles of chief academic officers and chief technology officers in five school systems in the United States.

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Chesterfield County Superintendent James Lane was named to the post, which has been filled on an interim basis since January when Steve Staples retired.
May 24, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
An oft-cited misconception of the longevity of urban schools chiefs is being debunked by a new look at the data on superintendent tenure.
May 16, 2018 – Education Week
When teachers use their students as leverage, they damage their own professionalism, write William J. Bennett and Karen Nussle.
May 16, 2018 – Education Week
Teachers are feeling undersupported, forgotten, and misunderstood. It’s time we do more than just listen, writes H. Richard Milner IV.
May 9, 2018 – Education Week
His decades of work as an editor, publisher, and thought leader helped elevate the national conversation about education at a pivotal time for public policy.
May 9, 2018 – Education Week
Federal lawmakers, especially some from Florida, hear from school officials, educators, and students about ways to secure schools and empower students and staff against school violence.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
Ninety-five percent of principals said students spend too much time on digital devices when they're not in school, according to an exclusive Education Week Research Center survey.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
Most principals support the movement to personalize instruction, according to an Education Week Research Center survey. But they remain concerned about overuse of ed tech.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
High school leaders in smaller districts are most enthusiastic about the trend, a new survey by the Education Week Research Center found. But staffing challenges persist.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
School leaders face pressures about what digital learning approaches to take and what tech products to buy—from the central office, education companies, teachers, parents, and students.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week

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