Public Education
Ohio state superintendent’s departure renews push to remove power from school board

(The Center Square) – Two Ohio state senators believe the recent resignation of the interim superintendent of Public Instruction opens the door to an overhaul of the Ohio Department of… Read More

April 11, 2023
Public Education
Arizona top school official renews district improvement plan Hobbs scrutinized

(The Center Square) – The Arizona Department of Education is stepping in to protect funding for a program that might have lost funding under Gov. Katie Hobbs. As… Read More

April 5, 2023
Public Education
Indiana voters to decide on removing the state superintendent from gubernatorial line of succession

(The Center Square) – The Indiana State Legislature referred a constitutional amendment to the November 2024 ballot that would remove the superintendent of public instruction from the gubernatorial line of… Read More

March 29, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin appoints new superintendent of public instruction

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Chief Academic Officer Lisa Coons has been appointed to serve as Virginia’s new superintendent of public instruction, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday. Coons, who… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Arizona lawmakers call for superintendent’s resignation after ‘racist’ comments exposed

An Arizona superintendent’s “racist” comments, including the statement that white people are “problematic,” have led state lawmakers to call for his resignation. Sen. John Kavanagh, R-District 23, Rep. Read More

February 10, 2023
Public Education
Illinois State Board of Education names new state superintendent of schools

(The Center Square) – The Illinois State Board of Education has named its 31st state superintendent of education, but not everyone is on board with the selection. Tony Sanders was… Read More

February 1, 2023