State Senate Minority Leader Steve Hershey called for Maryland to "cut ties" with outgoing schools Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury.
Maryland schools Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury will resign and become a senior advisor to the State Board of Education.
Maryland state schools Superintendent Mohammed Choudhury, who abruptly withdrew from consideration for another term amid controversy about his leadership, will remain in the position as a national search for his replacement begins, the State Board of Education announced Tuesday.
After the Maryland schools superintendent’s abrupt decision to withdraw, a former superintendent said a second term would have inhibited progress.
Maryland’s top public education official has blocked the appointment of a Baltimore County schools superintendent, citing ethical lapses. State schools superintendent Karen Salmon says a violation reported by the county school board’s ethics panel was her main reason for blocking Verletta White’s appointment. The Baltimore Sun reports the panel found White didn’t disclose a[...]
(AP) Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the academy in 1981. Carter also is a graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School, […]
Milwaukee schools superintendent Gregory Thornton will become the next chief executive of Baltimore's long-troubled school system.
EASTON — Karen Salmon, superintendent of the Talbot County schools for 10 years, has announced her plans to retire. Salmon, who has worked in the county’s public schools for 24 years, says she will step down on July 31. Salmon was appointed superintendent in 2003 after J. Sam Meek died. She was re-appointed to four-year […]
UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County school board is beginning its search for a new superintendent as the school system contends with a void in leadership following Superintendent William Hite’s departure. A consulting company hired to identify and screen candidates has met with community stakeholders to discuss the type of superintendent they want. The […]
Do school systems still need in-house legal departments? Or are they better off taking on legal issues as they come and sending the cases to outside counsel?
UPPER MARLBORO — The outgoing Prince George’s County schools superintendent is being released from his contract early. The Washington Post reports the county board of education granted the request from William R. Hite Jr. on Thursday. Hite’s last day in Maryland is Friday. Hite resigned in July to lead the Philadelphia school system. Since mid-July, […]
UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County schools Superintendent William Hite Jr. says he wasn’t looking for other jobs but couldn’t pass up the chance to consider a move to Philadelphia. School officials announced Friday that Hite is a finalist to be superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia. If hired, he would replace former superintendent […]