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  • Portland schools superintendent steps down amid lead scandal

    Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith is stepping down from her role, effective immediately, after the release of a scathing report about the investigation into the district’s handling of high …

  • State schools chief Dorn criticized for asking student about immigration status

    Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn is under fire for asking a student about his immigration status.

  • State superintendent: May be time to close schools

    Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction says it may be time to consider shutting down the state’s K-12 public schools until the Legislature makes progress toward fully paying for education.

  • East Valley superintendent candidate list down to 6

    The East Valley School District board has narrowed its superintendent search to six semifinalists. Following preliminary interviews scheduled Monday and Wednesday, the board will select three candidates for final interviews …

  • CdA school board selects interim superintendent for top job

    The Coeur d’Alene School Board decided Monday night to forgo a superintendent search and enter into contract negotiations to make interim superintendent Matthew Handelman’s position permanent. Handelman began a one-year …

  • Luna accepts reform rejection

    BOISE – A subdued Tom Luna, Idaho state superintendent of schools, pledged Monday to work with all sides to bring back only the pieces of his voter-rejected “Students Come First” …

  • Schools chief gets pay hike

    The next Spokane Public Schools superintendent is expected to be paid about $17,000 more than the current district leader. The school board plans to approve Shelley Redinger’s contract at Wednesday’s …

  • Next Spokane Public Schools superintendent named

    Shelley Redinger has been named as the next Spokane Public Schools superintendent, school officials announced today.

  • School finalists quizzed at forums

    Spokane Public Schools’ superintendent finalists – Shelley Redinger and Alexander Apostle – were in town this week, where community leaders, area residents and district employees grilled them about their past …

  • Finalist for schools leader bows out

    One of the three finalists for the job of Spokane Public Schools superintendent withdrew his name from consideration after school board members asked for more answers about a controversy in …

  • Sementi stepping up

    He’s been a pipefitter, an electrician, a firefighter and a teacher. Now Gene Sementi, 53, will be the next superintendent of West Valley Schools. Sementi grew up just outside of …

  • Spokane Public Schools chief wish list outlined

    Integrity, a sense of humor, honesty. It’s not a dream date wish list. Those are just a few of the character traits community members want to see in the next …

  • Residents weigh in on criteria for next schools chief

    Only 24 Spokane residents attended two community forums to express their opinion about the desired qualities of the next Spokane Public Schools superintendent. Nevertheless, the two recruiters hired by the …

  • Schools chief search to begin

    A national search for a new Spokane Public Schools superintendent will start after the holidays, school officials announced Thursday. The school board’s decision comes just one week after Nancy Stowell …

  • Retired schools chief dies

    Gerald Hester, a popular former Spokane Public Schools superintendent, died Tuesday after a long battle with multiple health issues. Hester, 82, was superintendent from 1980 to 1993.



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