Articles: DA Archive

10/1/2010

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

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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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9/1/2010

Due to heightened vigilance regarding minority achievement, districts across the country are under scrutiny. One of these is the Wake County (N.C.) Public School System.

9/1/2010

Tuition voucher program support has been withering under the Obama administration as it phases out the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.

9/1/2010

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

9/1/2010

Sometimes boards serve in an appeal role for decisions made at other levels. The rules for appeals often focus on whether the lower board followed protocols, rather than whether it ruled correctly.

9/1/2010

Last spring, Public Agenda, a nonprofit research organization, released a report on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

9/1/2010

In Oshkosh, Wis., second and third graders build houses out of milk crates, the teacher simulates a flood, and they talk about how home insurance works.

9/1/2010

School budgets are tight, but there are still many things school leaders can do to keep schools safe.

# The five-minute safety rule. Take five minutes at every faculty meeting to discuss one topic from your school's safety or crisis plan.

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