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College and careers

An overhaul of the district’s career education programs seeks to make classes more challenging and put career-track students on the path to higher ed, but many schools have lost programs, and fewer students are participating overall.

March contracts for principals

Interim principals Patricia Surgeon at Herzl, and Beverly Jordan at Pope, have been awarded full four-year contracts. The following principals have had their contracts renewed: Scott Ahlman, Hibbard; Jill Besenjak, Stockton;  Carol Briggs, Kohn; Michael Durr, Hope; Elias Estrada, Oriole Park; Mary Ann Folino, Schurz; Carol Friedman, Franklin; Kathleen Hagstrom, Disney; Deborah Heath, Fernwood; Sabrina Jackson, Turner-Drew; Elizabeth Kirby, Kenwood; Susan Kukielka, Decatur; Rebecca McDaniel, Cook; Michelle Miller, Garvey; Joyce Nakamura, Stone; Donna Newton-Holland, Lovett; Richard Norman, Senn; Philip Salemi, Shields; Judith Sauri, Edwards; Anthony Spivey, Corliss; Philistine Tweedle, Beasley; Minnie Watson, De Priest; Ginger Bryant, Sexton; Leticia Gonzalez, Saucedo; Andrew Manno, Hubbard; Aida Munoz, Carpenter; and Rita Ortiz, Dever.

Interim principals Patricia Surgeon at Herzl, and Beverly Jordan at Pope, have been awarded full four-year contracts. The following principals have had their contracts renewed: Scott Ahlman, Hibbard; Jill Besenjak, Stockton;  Carol Briggs, Kohn; Michael Durr, Hope; Elias Estrada, Oriole Park; Mary Ann Folino, Schurz; Carol Friedman, Franklin; Kathleen Hagstrom, Disney; Deborah Heath, Fernwood; Sabrina Jackson, Turner-Drew; Elizabeth Kirby, Kenwood; Susan Kukielka, Decatur; Rebecca McDaniel, Cook; Michelle Miller, Garvey; Joyce Nakamura, Stone; Donna Newton-Holland, Lovett; Richard Norman, Senn; Philip Salemi, Shields; Judith Sauri, Edwards; Anthony Spivey, Corliss; Philistine Tweedle, Beasley; Minnie Watson, De Priest; Ginger Bryant, Sexton; Leticia Gonzalez, Saucedo; Andrew Manno, Hubbard; Aida Munoz, Carpenter; and Rita Ortiz, Dever.

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