The next assistant superintendent of Martha’s Vineyard public schools could be a retired educator or other Island resident, according to the man who held the job for seven years before becoming the school system’s top administrator in July.
Ray Ewing
Some school staff will get a raise, other negotiations are going to arbitration, and the assistant superintendent spot may stay vacant for a little longer.
The newly appointed superintendent of Martha’s Vineyard schools will have a full plate when he begins work July 1.


Martha’s Vineyard public schools will continue to require universal masking indoors and on school transportation for all K-12 students and staff, regardless of vaccination status, but with an amendment allowing masks to be removed when outside.
The all-Island school committee discussed ways to add diversity training, anti-racist curriculums and racial literacy programs in the Martha’s Vineyard public school system.


The all-Island school committee heard preliminary plans Thursday to bring all middle and high school students back into classrooms.