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RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE TO ADVERTISE (888) 329-2373 SUPERINTENDENT Superintendent of Schools Grosse Pointe Public School System Grosse Pointe, Michigan The Board of Education of the Grosse Pointe Public School System seeks a proven and visionary leader to serve as the Superintendent of this nationally acclaimed public school district. The school district serves 8,300 students in nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. Reflecting the expectations of a supportive and highly educated community, the district offers a rich array of programs and extracurricular offerings and its students achieve at the highest levels. Candidates must hold or be eligible for Michigan Administrator Certification and demonstrate highly successful and significant administrative experience and accomplishments. A regionally competitive compensation package will be offered. To learn more, visit David Peterson and Larry Lobert 2145 Tanglewood Court Highland Park, IL 60035 ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT - SPECIAL EDUCATION AND STUDENT SERVICES Darien Public Schools Darien, CT | The Darien School District seeks an outstanding educator to lead its special education program. This position is newly-created as part of a comprehensive program review and reorganization. Darien is a high-performing district located along Long Island Sound in Southern Fair�ield County, in close proximity to New York City. The district is comprised of seven schools (organized as PK-5, 6-8, 9-12) serving 4,900 students PK-12. This position reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools, and includes responsibility for: * Leading and managing settings and services for students with disabilities * Improving student outcomes * Strengthening the engagement of students and families * Supervising and evaluating special education and related services staff and programs, including overseeing high-quality professional development programs The successful candidate will bring a strong background and graduate degree in special education or related services, at least �ive years of successful leadership experience, extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance, a collaborative approach to problem solving, and eligibility for appropriate CT certi�ication (092 Endorsement). Compensation for this twelve-month position will be regionally competitive and commensurate with the successful candidate's background and experience, to the $180-190K range. Review of applications is ongoing, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2015. Further information is available on the Darien Public Schools' website ( To apply visit An Equal Opportunity Employer 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 180, Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.318.0072 Superintendent ofSchools Merrillville Community School Corp Merrillville, Indiana The Merrillville Schools is seeking a visionary leader with high expectations to serve as its Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate must possess the qualities and skills to maintain and improve excellent school programs, build upon a record of continuous academic improvement and success, and work cooperatively with the School Board, staff, parents, students, town officials and the community. Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Superintendent of Schools in Indiana; Master's Degree required, doctorate in school administration preferred; Experience as a superintendent or central office administrator preferred; Experience in teaching, curriculum development; use of new technologies in instructional programs; working knowledge of state and federal laws; demonstrated skills in personnel management, negotiations, and working knowledge of school budget development. Experience and insight with diverse student populations. Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with local salary and benefit packages . Application Deadline: March 27, 2015 Application: SUPERINTENDENT Montgomery County Public Schools Rockville, MD | Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in Maryland, the nation's 17th largest school district, is committed to providing all students with an education that prepares them for success in the 21st century. Located in the Washington, D.C., area, MCPS serves 154,000 PK-12 students and employs a staff of more than 23,000 teachers, administrators, and support professionals. The district enjoys strong community support and a collaborative, progressive relationship with its employee associations. MCPS has been recognized nationally for its outstanding performance and comprehensive efforts to narrow the achievement gap so that all students graduate college and career ready. MCPS was a recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for its educational and operational excellence and its dedication to continuous improvement. The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking a Superintendent of Schools who will serve as CEO of one of the nation's most successful large school districts and will help the Board achieve its vision of providing the greatest public education to each and every student in MCPS. The application process can be found at Screening will begin in early March. An Equal Opportunity Employer 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 180, Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.318.0072 To apply visit 28 | EDUCATION WEEK | March 4, 2015 |

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - March 4, 2015

Study: Twitter Fanned Debate On Standards
Police Body Cameras Surfacing in Schools
Tracing Hillary Clinton’s K-12 Record
Boys-Only Programs Raise Legal Concerns
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Simulation Game on Slave Experience Provokes Questions
Education Week - March 4, 2015
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Rewrite of Framework for AP U.S. History Raises More Hackles
Blogs of the Week
Chicago’s Emanuel Forced Into Runoff
N.Y. Study Finds More Top Students Hired as Teachers
Deeper Look at Suspension Data Pinpoints Big Disparities
House Wrestles With Bill to Rewrite No Child Left Behind Act
Partisan Winds Loom For Some GOP Governors
Blogs of the Week
State of the States
PAUL T. HILL & ASHLEY JOCHIM: Beyond Chartering
MATTHEW MUENCH: Making ‘Innovation’ Live Up to Its Hype
JOHN MANNES: The Fault in Our School Boards
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
DAVID FINLEY: Teacher Tenure: An Innocent Victim of Vergara v. California

Education Week - March 4, 2015