KRESA superintendent announces retirement
KALAMAZOO, MI — The superintendent of the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency announced his upcoming retirement. Dave Campbell will retire June 30, after 35 years in education, KRESA said in a news release. The KRESA Board of Education accepted his resignation March 17.mlive.com
Latest consent-decree report hits Chicago police leadership in key areas: Community policing and building community trust
Three years into reform work, criticism continues to grow around the department’s ability to grasp a fundamental goal: Engaging with the public in a way that fosters meaningful and sustained trust and cooperation.chicagotribune.com
Detroit schools extend Nikolai Vitti’s contract
DETROIT – Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’s contract has been extended another three years beyond its current expiration, the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced this week. His current contract is set to expire June 30, 2022. Vitti first stepped into the Detroit superintendent position in 2017. He previously served as Duval schools superintendent. An amendment to the contract links his percentage of salary increase and one-time bonuses to that of teachers for a given contract year.
Parents, students push for face-to-face learning in Clinton Township
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Parents in Clinton Township made their voices heard for face-to-face learning. On Monday, a smattering of protestors -- parents and their children who want in-person learning -- were outside the Chippewa Valley Schools administration building. Earlier this summer, the district thought it could provide some in-person learning, but pulled back on that option just before the start of school, sending all 15,000 students into remote learning. The district acknowledges the fact that most children do better with face to face learning, but said that science says it’s not safe. However, some parents, like Pearce, said there is still no reason why students could not be in school.
Romulus Community Schools superintendent to be placed on paid administrative leave after alleged use of profane language
ROMULUS, Mich. – A packed school board meeting Monday night in Romulus addressed the future of its superintendent. He’s accused of using profane language at a board meeting earlier this month. Monday night the board decided Hall is going to be put on paid administrative leave starting March 9. The school board got an earful from teachers who came out to ask the board to do a national superintendent search. Below is an official statement from Romulus Community Schools that was released on Thursday:“The Romulus Community School District expects a standard of behavior from its employees that consists of professionalism, respect, and civility.