Articles: DA Archive

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.

9/1/2010

The current generation of edugames—computer based video games intended for educational use—stands in stark contrast to the drill-and-practice CD-ROM games of the past.

9/1/2010

Average salaries have increased every year, but superintendents and business and instructional directors have seen a reduced percentage increase in salary in 2009-2010 compared to the past five years, while technology directors, counselors and librarians have seen a perce

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.

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