Articles: Business & Finance

Saving Millions Through Strategic Financial Planning

Mohsin Dada, assistant superintendent for business services, used a competitive sale to buy the districts latest bond.

ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down

The Recovery Act has given a boost to shovel-ready, energy-efficiency projects in districts across the nation.

HISD's Major Turnaround Effort with Apollo 20 Project

HISD applies innovative methods from successful charter schools and applies them to its 20 lowest performing schools.

Kentucky Opens its Largest School

Warren County (Ky.) Public Schools opened the state's largest school to address the district's growing size.

Making Your Schools Future-Proof

Administrators plan ahead by implementing flexible technology now to prevent major overhauls later.

Longer School Year Helps Turn the Tide

Balsz (Ariz.) Elementary School District, the first school district in Arizona to adopt a 200-day calendar, is reporting impressive academic improvements after only one year.

School Safety Takes a Back Seat

School districts across the nation are making budget cuts in a previously taboo area—safety.

DA's 10th Annual Salary Survey: A Salary Recession for School Administrators?

In addition to the 2009-2010 salary survey data from Educational Research Services, DA shows how administrators are feeling their share of pain given the economic stranglehold on district budgets.

Working Hard in the Big Easy

Five years post-Katrina, Paul Vallas continues to rebuild the New Orleans Recovery School District.

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