Articles: DA Archive

9/1/2010

Even school administrators are feeling the pinch of the economic recession.

9/1/2010

Offering innovative choices to students and families is at the heart of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District's Academic Transformation Plan.

9/1/2010

In the spring of 2007, Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana made the first call. Gov. Kathleen Blanco made the next call. And Louisiana's state superintendent of schools, Paul Pastorek, made the final pitch.

9/1/2010

"In our district, every four years we lose 45 percent of our students, Mr. Chairman," Western Heights (Okla.) Public Schools superintendent Joe Kitchens testified in April before a U.S.

9/1/2010

A new informal federal survey has found that for many districts, budget cuts have had a profound effect on school safety and security measures.

9/1/2010

With one year under its belt, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second school year of collecting data to evaluate teacher effectiveness.

9/1/2010

Tight budgets are no excuse for failing to be proactive with school safety. In fact, school leaders must be especially committed to prevention and security programs during times when economic woes are increasing stress on kids, their families and school staff.

9/1/2010

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

9/1/2010

Detroit is the next city to throw away the administrative reins and open the doors for an all-teacher-led school.

9/1/2010

Most schools have positive measures in place to enhance school safety, but many do not communicate what they are doing to the school community.

Beef up school safety communications through the following strategies:

9/1/2010

With one year under its belt, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second school year of collecting data to evaluate teacher effectiveness.

9/1/2010

Stereotypes are harmful.

9/1/2010

Until this year, the Oregon Department of Education was running a central portal of thousands of learning resources that required all teachers and students in the state to have an e-mail address as authentication for security purposes.

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.

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