Articles: DA Archive

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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Special education program

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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.

10/1/2010

Through the efforts of a group of fifth-graders from Morningside Elementary School in the Granite (Utah) School District, House Joint Resolution 5 was passed by the Utah House of Representatives, the purpose of which was to eliminate car idling and to encourage walking an

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