Articles: Business & Finance

Buying in Bulk

They provide economies-of-scale on hardware, networking and storage capability.

Kansas City Plots Next Steps

Missouri grants district two-and-a-half years to turn around academic performance—or else.

The Impact of a Principal’s Race

Teachers are more likely to stay in a school run by a principal of the same race as them, according to a new study.

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

Low-income Students to Receive Free Technology Tools

A three-year program launched by Microsoft will ensure that 1 million students from low-income families receive software, hardware and discounted broadband Internet service at home.

Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.

What is the Future of the DOE?

The federal Department of Education has been a source of criticism on the GOP presidential campaign trail.

Promoting Parent Engagement

Several experts offer tips for district leaders wanting to institute powerful programs.

The Ultimate Empowerment Program for Parents

Immigrant parents in Chicago set a precedent for other districts with at-risk children and hesitant administrators.

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