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2008-09-08 09:00:40

By Linh Tat UNION CITY -- The New Haven school board has called an emergency meeting for tonight to discuss naming an interim superintendent to replace outgoing schools chief Pat Jaurequi, who over the weekend accepted a position with another district. Jaurequi, who arrived in New Haven in 2004 and whose contract was extended just this spring to 2012, said she was not actively seeking a new job but was recruited. The other district -- whose name she will not disclose until that school...

2008-08-11 21:00:00

By Mary B. Pasciak EDITOR'S NOTE: This two-day look at pensions for educators is the first in an occasional series examining New York State's public pension system. During his tenure as Pioneer Central School District's superintendent, David F. Kurzawa mastered the challenges of running a sprawling, rural school district. In retirement, he mastered the challenges of working the state pension system. Kurzawa collected paychecks from two districts in his final months with Pioneer....

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Esther Avila, The Porterville Recorder, Calif. Jul. 30--The high turnover in administration seen over the past four years at Alta Vista Elementary School District is taking another turn -- the appointment of Jaspar Land as interim superintendent. "The [school] board appointed him for anywhere from six weeks to three months," said Ruthie Gale, principal at Alta Vista. "It entirely depends on what kind of applications we might still get." The ongoing search for a permanent...

2008-07-22 03:00:36

By Sara Pauff, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 22--Every chair was filled and people crammed into the back of the conference room at the Bradley Library on Monday night to say goodbye to John Phillips. Phillips was presiding over his last board meeting as superintendent of Muscogee County Schools, and he was honored with resolutions from the school board and the state senate, a musical tribute and thanks from several community members for his service over the past six years. He...

2008-07-21 03:00:34

By Sara Pauff, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 21--The Muscogee County School Board will vote on contracts and salaries for the school district's two interim superintendents, John Phillips and Peggy Connell, at a 6:30 p.m. meeting today. Phillips, the current superintendent, retires Aug. 1, but he has been hired by the district to serve as an interim superintendent for 90 days beginning in September, while the district looks for a new leader. Connell, the district's chief academic...

2008-06-24 02:30:14

By Dick Mason, The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jun. 23--Retired Enterprise educator Larry Christman returned from an Alaskan cruise with his wife Anne last week to learn that the Elgin School District wants him to drop anchor in its waters.There was a message on his answering machine asking if he would be interested in serving as Elgin's interim superintendent for the third time since 2000. Christman is accepting the offer to dive in. On Friday the Elgin School Board named him...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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