Monday, December 12, 2011
It's all about the kids......K12 Inc. chief executive Ron Packard paid $5 million compensation package in 2011
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Ronald J. Packard, the chief executive of Herndon-based education company K12 Inc., earned a total compensation package worth $5 million in fiscal 2011, according to an amended annual report filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
That’s nearly twice the $2.67 million Packard earned in 2010. It includes $551,000 in cash, $4.2 million in stock awards and about $290,000 in other compensation.
Legislature has much to do in little time
Weighty issues still unresolved
December 12, 2011
By Laura Olson, Post-Gazette
The traditional New York gathering of political movers-and-shakers came as the fate of several policy proposals that Gov. Tom Corbett had hoped to sign by the end of his first year remained uncertain: Negotiations over a Marcellus Shale regulatory measure have yet to yield a compromise; his school reform plan has stalled; and some enthusiasm for privatizing state-run liquor sales has faded.
But during the three voting days left for the Senate and the House's half-dozen, lawmakers say they'll be pushing forward on a new congressional district map, a pared-down school voucher pilot program and a measure to require photo identification at the polls.
By Dan Hardy Inquirer Staff Writer, Posted: Mon,
Nationwide, the College Board named 367 districts in the
Districts where numbers increased and the 3-or-above percentage was 70 or higher were also included.
This was written by John Kuhn, the superintendent of a small public school district in
By John Kuhn
As a public school administrator, I have been a steadfast critic of the legacy of No Child Left Behind. But I’ve recently figured out a way that school reformers can get me on their side. It’s very simple.