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WASA names 2016 Washington State Superintendent of the Year

Original source: Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA), November 23, 2015 Photo credit: Katharine Kimball Photography Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb receives top honor as Washington State’s Superintendent of the Year OLYMPIA–The Washington Associatio

Schools chief taps industry to bring rich career experiences to students

Tom Trigg is the superintendent of Kansas’ Blue Valley school system—and an ambassador between two worlds. The first world is his 22,000-student system, a high-performing district located in the suburbs southwest of Kansas City, Mo. The other is the surrounding business community, which Mr. Trigg an

Leadership transition by design

BY STEVEN T. WEBB Academic improvement happens when effective leaders have ample time to implement broad, sustainable reform. Timothy Waters and Robert Marzano’s study of 30 years of leadership research for McREL points to a statistically significant link between superintendent tenure and student ac