Articles: DA Archive

3/1/2011

In August 2010, more than 150 education leaders and experts met in Boston for a two-day discussion on personalized learning.

3/1/2011

Having been raised in Maine and worked there for many years, I am sure I experienced snowier, icier, colder winters. I just can’t remember one. This winter has tried the souls of most superintendents.

2/1/2011

Odds are that your district already has some aspects of tomorrow’s school library, as today’s culture increasingly relies upon digital media.

2/1/2011

Some advice from ELL leaders in the Kent (Wash.) School District and Washington County (Md.) Public Schools:

2/1/2011

Diane Lewis has a loving nickname around Seminole County Public Schools.

2/1/2011

When administrators in the 33,000-student Keller (Texas) Independent School District needed to build a new middle school to support the district’s rapid growth, they saw a unique opportunity.

1/1/2011

Parents who are newly arrived in the United States need family engagement programs more than anyone, say activists on their behalf, who are not certain the Blueprint for Reform put forth by the Obama administration accounts for those concerns adequately.

1/1/2011

Educators, school safety experts and anti-bullying advocates typically agree that bullying is a serious issue. They also agree that anti-bullying strategies should be an integral component of a school’s safety plan.

11/1/2010

Back in the 1990s, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) in Charlotte, N.C., were plagued with racial equity issues and low academic performance.

11/1/2010

"We are knowingly administering tests to children that we know cannot do well on them because they don't speak English," says Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), echoing the concerns of many administrators nationwi

11/1/2010

After the release of the iPad, 3 million of which were sold in just 80 days, Apple received an unanticipated reaction from the autistic community.

11/1/2010

Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), an alliance of technology education leaders from across the nation, released its findings on Oct. 20 after studying how technology is implemented in nearly 1,000 schools.

11/1/2010

On the heels of a Florida pastor's announcement of an International Burn a Koran Day this past September and protests over a planned Islamic community center near Ground Zero in New York City, the topic of teaching Islam in public schools is gaining more attention—but thi

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