John Covington

EAA Board Narrows Field Of Candidates To Fill Chancellor Seat The Education Achievement Authority narrowed the field of candidates for a permanent chancellor at its meeting Wednesday.
Failing Detroit Schools Booted From District A new statewide system of schools has announced a list of buildings which will open under its authority this September.
First Day On The Job For New Schools Chancellor John Covington , chancellor for the newly created Michigan Education Achievement Authority, will take control of more than 30 failing schools in Detroit.
Ex-Head Of Downgraded KC Schools Defends RecordThe new chancellor of Michigan's Education Achievement Authority is defending his record in the Kansas City School District after Missouri education officials revoked the district's accreditation.
Former District Led By Mich. Education Chancellor Loses Accreditation The man hired to turn around Michigan's lowest-performing schools once led a district that wound up losing its accreditation Tuesday.
Education Secretary To Visit Michigan On TourU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he's looking forward to seeing what Detroit schools are doing to improve.
Controversy Swirling Around State's New Schools ChiefThe first year John Covington earns $225,000, plus a $175,000 signing bonus. There are also salary increases to $325,000 the second year and with bonuses, Covington could earn up to $1.5 million.