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Is the District CIO Role Morphing Into an Entrepreneur-in-Residence?
DATA WIZARD: A school or district CIO (or Chief Information Officer) has traditionally held a role of passively consuming data analytics platforms and uploading Excel docs. But now, the CIO role has morphed into something quite different; according to Jessica Terrell of District Administrator, being a CIO is "all about creating systems that aggregate and sort data automatically...
Houghton Mifflin Hartcourt CEO, Linda Zecher Resigns
ZECHER OUT: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s chief executive of the past five years, Linda K. Zecher, has resigned from the job. She declined to elaborate on the reasons when asked by The Wall Street Journal, although observers suggest the move may be tied to the company’s sluggish financials...