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2012-01-20 13:57:00

Rudy Crew capitalizes on wealth of knowledge in public education to drive corporate sector growth SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rudy Crew, former chancellor of the New York City Schools and 2008 National Superintendent of the Year, joins Revolution K12 as president in order to impact school reform nationwide through the implementation of adaptive technology tools that support teachers and provide blended instruction. Revolution K12 is a...

2009-01-08 10:20:00

Award-Winning Former Superintendent Discusses Current Education Challenges and Expectations Under New Federal Administration NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- How can educators effectively meet the challenges that accompany the nation's difficult economic conditions? What will be the direction for education with the new Obama administration? Those are some of the questions addressed by Dr. Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of the Association of School Administrators (AASA), who is...

2008-10-14 12:00:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Rhee, chancellor of District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), was recently featured on DistrictLeadersPodcast.org, a Web site that provides a lively, informative and easily accessible forum for school superintendents and other educational leaders. In the podcast, Chancellor Rhee discusses the challenges she has faced in her reform of a school system that had gone through six leaders in 10 years. The city's newly elected mayor, Adrian Fenty,...

2008-09-02 15:00:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rudy Crew, superintendent of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and 2008 winner of the American Association School Administrators' National Superintendent of the Year award, recently participated in a conversation about strategies for improving schools and his vision for school leadership on DistrictLeadersPodcast.org. This Web site provides a lively, informative and easily accessible forum for school superintendents and other educational leaders....

2008-08-03 06:00:22

By Nirvi Shah, The Miami Herald Aug. 3--Financial and performance woes are not unique to Miami-Dade County Schools. Up the road in Broward County, there are also troubling F-graded schools, a lawsuit being contemplated for neglect of one city's schools, an unsettled contract with the district's 17,000 teachers for their raises and crippling state budget cuts. Yet, while those very problems may signal the end of Rudy Crew's reign as superintendent of Miami-Dade public schools at a...

2008-07-19 12:00:37

By Kathleen Mcgrory, The Miami Herald Jul. 19--Should the next Miami-Dade schools superintendent be elected or appointed? A candidate for School Board wants voters to decide. Angel Zayon, a candidate for the west Miami-Dade seat, asked the School Board Friday to include a referendum on the issue on the November ballot. He hopes the action will eventually enable county residents to choose the next schools chief. "One of the biggest problems is that the superintendent isn't...

2008-07-16 06:00:38

By Kathleen McGrory, The Miami Herald Jul. 16--Money issues took center stage Tuesday as the Miami-Dade School Board took a first glance at the district's tentative 2008-09 budget. "We are coming to a point where the choices we have to make are the choices between how many people to lay off and which ones and from what departments," Superintendent Rudy Crew told board members at a workshop before the regular board meeting. But the issue of the pay raises promised to teachers and other...

2008-07-09 12:00:40

By Trenton Daniel, The Miami Herald Jul. 9--Hearts sank in Little Haiti after word broke that Miami Edison Senior High School earned not the anticipated C grade from the state, but a painful F. The lowest grade is a setback for an inner-city school that only last year celebrated a high-D mark after a string of F's spurred talk of closing the classrooms. This past school year opened with promise but culminated with a much-publicized melee between students and police just days before...

2008-07-09 06:00:32

By Rebecca Dellagloria, The Miami Herald Jul. 9--Deep South Miami-Dade, home to some of the county's most chronically struggling schools, pulled out of its downward spiral this year as six of seven failing schools leapt off the F list -- several in dramatic fashion. Still, long-struggling Homestead High turned in another F despite early indications of improvement. It is the school's third F grade in four years. Three South Miami-Dade elementary schools -- Naranja, Pine Villa in Goulds...

2008-07-09 06:00:32

By Trenton Daniel, The Miami Herald Jul. 9--Hearts sank in Little Haiti on Tuesday after word broke that Miami Edison Senior High School earned not the anticipated C grade from the state, but a painful F. The lowest grade is a setback for an inner-city school that only last year celebrated a high-D mark after a string of F's spurred talk of closing the classrooms. This past school year opened with promise but culminated with a much-publicized melee between students and police just...