Articles: Business & Finance

Going Out of Print

School libraries of the future could be light on books and heavy on digital resources.

When Should Districts Observe Religious Holidays?

Some districts are finding that whether or not to include religious holidays on the academic calendar should be determined by what works best for each individual community.

Missouri District Sports New Electric-Powered Trucks

Lee's Summit (Mo.) R-7 School District has become the first district in the United States to operate an all-electric distribution fleet.

Wanted: Supermen and Superwomen

Waiting for Superman portrays an unrealistic view of the nation's public schools.

New Study Explores the Changing Face of the Superintendent

A decade since it last did so, the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) has again revealed the ever-changing characteristics of school administrators.

Proposed Bill Would Create a Nation of Bilingual Students

Many language advocates are hoping to see the Elementary and Secondary Education Act promptly picked up by the 112th Congress in January—with the Excellence and Innovation in Language Learning Act included.

Holding on to Parent Voices

Facing what they see as a potential blow to parents in the "Blueprint for Reform," advocates for parent involvement in schools push back.

Finding New Solutions for ELL Assessments

Current assessments have been criticized because they are said to be unfair for ELL students. Enhanced Assessment Grants are aimed at curbing this academic impasse.

The Rise of the Rest

Increasing attention to the nurturing of gifted students should be a national imperative.

College Admissions Becomes An Industry

The process has become so competitive that some students are hiring teams of experts, tipping the scale even further away from lower-income students.

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