Articles: DA Archive

10/1/2010

Online content is the future. Textbooks are finite; they have a beginning and an end. Online content is, for all practical purposes, infinite; learners can feed their interests to their hearts' content. Online content is current; textbooks can be years old.

10/1/2010

There are plenty of statistics available for measuring the performance, potential and problems of school districts, from standardized test scores to the number of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

10/1/2010

Students taking ownership of learning is what Generation YES (Youth & Educators Succeeding), or GenYES, and the MOUSE Squad programs are all about.

10/1/2010

Superintendent Bradford Saron has always had a passion for technology. "My family makes fun of me because my iPod Touch is attached to my hip at home," he says.

10/1/2010

Our public school system was founded for the purpose of ensuring that we have an educated citizenry and instilling in our young people the values of democracy. As a result, woven in among the reading, writing and arithmetic have been the lessons of democracy.

10/1/2010

Amid all the national attention on Arizona these past few months, largely due to Senate Bill 1070 empowering police to take "reasonable" steps to verify the immigration status of criminal suspects, the state's K12 district administrators have been wrestling with a unique

10/1/2010

Evidence-Based Design of Primary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach To Creating Learning Environments

Wiley, $85.00

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.

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