Articles: DA Archive

11/1/2010

With the increasing popularity of social networking sites and the Internet as vehicles for communication (Twitter, Facebook, e-mail), what pitfalls should superintendents be aware of? What possible negative consequences could occur by using these tools?

11/1/2010

Closure of an interstate highway means many things: traffic backups, lengthy detours, confusing back roads, and a constant headache for the frequent traveler.

11/1/2010

District Administration heard from more readers than ever before for the 2010 Readers' Choice Top 100 Products award.

10/1/2010

When a federal judge in late July issued a hold on four key provisions of Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, opponents breathed a sigh of relief and supporters such as Gov. Jan Brewer vowed to press on to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary.

10/1/2010

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10/1/2010

In an impoverished corner of Phoenix, just north of Sky Harbor International Airport, the first school district in Arizona to adopt a 200-day calendar is reporting impressive academic improvements after only one year.

10/1/2010

I'm not your typical parent in this age of Race to the Top and Common Core Standards.

10/1/2010

"Children with disabilities will only meet their potential if they have effective teachers," says John O'Connor, executive director for special services at DeKalb (Ga.) County School System, a metropolitan Atlanta school district in the second-largest county in the state.

10/1/2010

Many national organizations can help school districts develop high-quality service learning activities, and most states have Learn and Serve programs in their state departments of education that districts can easily access.

10/1/2010

Misery Loves Company

10/1/2010

States using college admission tests such as the SAT or ACT for measuring achievement of state learning standards are being cautioned to rethink using tests in this manner in a new report from the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP) at Indiana University.

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