In the News

In the News

In the News

With much praise, Burbank school board approves contract extension, raise for Supt. Matt Hill

Feb 17, 2017

Superintendent Matt Hill (TBR 2005-2007) earns high marks from the school board of the Burbank Unified School District.

TPS announces series of community conversations about diversity and improving equity

Jan 28, 2017

Broad Academy alumna and Tulsa superintendent Deborah Gist (TBA 2008) announces a series of community conversations about breaking down longstanding racial, social and cultural barriers to student success.

Florida lawmakers seek ways to attract, keep teachers

Jan 25, 2017

Broad Academy alum Robert Avossa (TBA 2011), superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County, discusses needs for stronger statewide strategies to attract and keep teachers in Florida.

CMS chief Ann Clark says she’ll remain committed to Charlotte and its children

Jan 24, 2017

Set to step down from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendency in June, Broad Academy alumna Ann Clark (TBA 2010) discusses her future plans and lifelong commitment to the Charlotte community.

Colorado education leaders sign petition asking Washington officials to protect undocumented youth

Jan 20, 2017

Broad Academy alum and Denver superintendent Tom Boasberg (TBA 2009) and Broad Residency alumni Savinay Chandrasekhar (TBR 2011-2013) of Minds Matter-Denver and Lauren Trent (TBR 2014-2016) of CareerWise Colorado are among several education leaders in Colorado who are asking federal officials to keep alive the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Philadelphia awarded multi-million, multi-year promise neighborhood grant

Jan 3, 2017

Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia William Hite (TBA 2005) discusses a new $6 million federal Promise Neighborhood grant to support comprehensive education, health, safety and family support services to children and families in the city’s Promise Zone.

Commentary: There is only ‘us’ in public education

Dec 29, 2016

Executive director of IDEA Public Schools Austin and Broad Residency alumnus Larkin Tackett (TBR 2009-2011) explains the importance of ensuring all students succeed.

Parents, students navigate CPS enrollment process

Dec 20, 2016

New Schools Chicago CEO Daniel Anello (TBR 2009-2011) discusses the workshops his organization runs to help students and their parents find and apply to the high school that best suits their needs.

District 214 initiative gets backing from National Louis University

Nov 28, 2016

Aarti Dhupelia (TBR 2007-2009), talks about National Louis University’s support of Redefining Ready, a program launched by Northwest Suburban High School District 214 in partnership with AASA, the School Superintendents Association.

N.C. Superintendent’s Philosophy on Being a Woman and a Schools Chief: ‘You Just Do the Work’

Nov 15, 2016

Guilford County Schools Superintendent Sharon Contreras (TBA 2010) recounts her experience as a school administrator.

Children are watching our national political debate, don’t let them down

Nov 14, 2016

Yasmin Bhatia (TBA 2012) urges everyone to set a good example for students by respecting each other’s diverse backgrounds and opinions.

Tennessee’s Achievement School District Shows How State Interventions Can Work for Kids

Nov 4, 2016

Malika Anderson (TBR 2009-2011), superintendent of Tennessee’s Achievement School District, shares some of the district’s history and accomplishments.

CPS Looks to Recruit, Retain Quality Principals Through New Partnership

Nov 3, 2016

The Chicago Public Education Fund and Chicago Public Schools launch the Chicago Principal Partnership to hire and retain quality school leaders. CPEF CEO Heather Young Anichini (TBA 2016) discusses the potential benefits of the program.

Why these ‘staggering’ PARCC scores have N.J. officials worried

Nov 3, 2016

Deputy Education Commissioner Peter Shulman (TBR 2005-2007) presents New Jersey’s PARCC scores to the state Board of Education.

‘Ladies Of Virtue’ Helps Young Black Women Dream Big… And It Needs Help

Nov 1, 2016

Jamila Trimuel (TBR 2014-2016) explains how her organization, Ladies of Virtue, helps close the opportunity gap for young black women in Chicago.