Video: Press Briefing Featuring the Four Finalists for the National Superintendent of the Year®

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, hosted a press briefing on Jan. 11, 2018, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The finalists are Wendy Robinson, Ft. Wayne Community Schools, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; David Schuler, Township High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Ill., Mary Sieu, ABC Unified School District, Cerritos, Calif.; and Mike Winstead, Maryville City Schools, Maryville, Tenn. The National Superintendent of the Year® will be announced at AASA's National Conference on Education, Feb. 15-17, in Nashville, Tenn.

School Administrator: Charters and Choices

AASA’s latest magazine issue compares school sectors amid competing options. Articles address differences in the teaching environments of charter and public schools; how a district knows if it’s ready to collaborate with a charter school; and how public policies pushing school choice fragment our society and harm the public good. Other coverage includes a guest commentary about how society is “Undercutting Our Democracy Through Vouchers,” a column offering guidance on the hiring of school board members’ relatives and an Ethical Educator discussion of a teacher lashing out at Trump-supporting students.

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On behalf of more than 50 million children that attend our nation’s public schools, AASA's I Love Public Education campaign is designed to facilitate deliberate conversations and strong, meaningful actions on the efforts to bolster our schools to best support the students they serve.

School Administrator Magazine’s Extras Video on the Wonder Wall

A 2-minute video, related to AASA’s January magazine, shares former superintendent Peter Gamwell’s thoughts on how tapping creativity bring outs the “brilliance in each individual.”

AASA Children's Programs Department Works with USED & HHS to #InsureAllChildren

As students begin the new school year, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are calling on states and districts to help enroll students in healthcare coverage during school registration processes and ensure students have access to the health coverage they need. Follow #InsureAllChildren on Twitter.


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AASA Statement on The House and Senate Tax Vote
"This policy may be a win for the wealthy, but it is an absolute defeat to our nation’s public schools and the students they serve," said AASA Executive Director Daniel A. Domenech in a statement following the House and Senate passage of the tax bill. 


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