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Embattled Ex-Schools Chief Defends Unemployment Application Despite Huge Buyout

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — The ousted former head of Philadelphia's public schools says she's only taking what's rightfully hers by applying for unemploymen...

State's Superintendent Turnover Rate Rises To Almost 30%

Statehouse Bureau, | Michael Symons | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

TRENTON -- Nearly 30 percent of New Jersey school districts hired new superintendents in the last year, a larger-than-usual turnover that may have res...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Behind New York's School System Shakeup | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.07.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- It was a day of tumult for the leadership that presides over New York City's classrooms. Cathie Black, New York City's Schools Chancello...