Articles: Business & Finance

1/12/2013
Art therapy involves creating art to help individuals of all ages cope with traumatic experiences and stress, according to the American Art Therapy Association, a national organization whose Connecticut members have been working to assist young people, their families, and the local communities to address the trauma resulting from the Sandy Hook shooting. Above, a drawing from a first grade Sandy Hook student who was at school the day of the shooting.

School psychologists are often the first professionals to reach students with mental illness, and part of their role is to help identify threats that can lead to events such as the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which left 20 children and six

1/11/2013

Communicate every step. Keep the community aware at every phase of the turf field proposal and project, and keep costs transparent.

1/10/2013

Although school counselors play an important role in students’ college and career readiness, a lack of training and focus on this task often impedes their work, according to the 2012 National Survey of School Counselors.

1/10/2013

In the last 60 years, America’s K12 public school system has experienced far greater growth in employing administrators and non-teaching staff than employing teachers or students, a new report found.

1/9/2013
Hot Springs School District intermediate students share with Superintendent Joyce Littleton Craft their latest literacy projects using iPads.

As a girl growing up in a small community in the east Arkansas town of Cotton Plant, Joyce Littleton Craft calls it a “privilege” to have learned about work ethics and the ideal that “your word is your bond” as she and her siblings tended the family’s cotton crop in what’

12/19/2012

In 2010, Attila J. Weninger was 61 and ready to retire. But he received a phone call.

12/19/2012

AT&T Aspire www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=2631

Cisco Education csr.cisco.com/pages/education

12/19/2012

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Austin, Texas

12/18/2012

It’s not news that public school districts have maintained productive relationships with the business community over the years.

11/8/2012
Parents from Desert Trails School

Desert Trails Elementary School in Adelanto, Calif. has been on the federal watch list for failing schools for six years, with only one-third of sixth-graders at grade level in reading and math.

11/8/2012

Though the Chicago Teachers Union approved a new contract in September, the aftermath of their eight-day strike has led to debate over the role of teacher unions in education reform; specifically, whether unions should be allowed expansive collective bargaining and striki

11/7/2012

On Election Day, California voters passed Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase that will prevent a nearly $6 billion cut to the state’s public schools. Backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the proposition is the first general tax increase passed in the state in two decades. It will increase sales taxes by a quarter of a cent for four years on the state’s base rate of 7.25 percent, and income taxes for those earning more than $250,000 for seven years.

10/24/2012

It’s a common situation: A school district in desperate need of additions or renovations and technology upgrades borrows money from investors, to be paid back with interest.

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