Leadership in school districts is more important than ever before – as schools struggle to fulfill local educational needs, while paying close attention to edicts from the federal government.
Then, of course, there’s the job of finding the money to do it all…while dealing with politics, parents and issues of student achievement which may not all be under your control.
Today, where we live, we’ll look at the job of superintendent, and ask what it takes to find the right leader in the schools to run your “race to the top.”
WNPR Reporter Jeff Cohen has been closely following the Hartford Public Schools in their reform efforts, and their search for a new superintendent.
We’ll also talk to current and former superintendents about the changing nature of the job.
Join the conversation: what are you looking for in a school leader?