The Principals' Office Blog

Experienced Principals: Review Applications for Natl. Board Certification for Principals

Make a meaningful contribution to the principalship! Applications are due July 3.

New Flexibility Offered to States Implementing Teacher and Principal Evaluations

Secretary Arne Duncan outlines the Department’s offer for new flexibility.

*Updated* House Approves ESEA Rewrite Proposal in Committee

Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act takes another step forward.

Senate Committee Approves Democrat-backed ESEA Bill

To better understand what this could mean for your school, a summary of the Committee action and an outline of what to expect next in the reauthorization process.

New Opportunity for School Leaders: Principal Ambassador Fellowship

Apply now for this special leadership opportunity from the U.S. Department of Education.

NAESP and NASSP Respond to Senate ESEA Reauthorization Bill

The Strengthening American Schools Act was approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on June 5.

Grown-Ups, We Need Your Help: A Message from Kid President

Kid President and the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign are spreading the word about the opportunity gap.

My Two Cents: Summer Communications

In the latest installment of My Two Cents, Principal magazine asked principals how they maintain communication over the summer. Here's how some of you responded:

Bills to Rewrite ESEA Introduced in Congress

Debate on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act legislation starts June 11 in the Senate Education Committee.

House Committee Approves Nearly 20 Percent Cut to Education Funding

The House annual appropriations bill could provide nearly 20 percent less for education funding than current funding levels, but details have not yet been released.

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