Articles: Human Resources

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Partnering to Make One-to-One Work

We recently spoke with Eileen Lento, an education and government strategist at Intel, about her observations on one-to-one programs in K12 schools.

Turnaround Principals

New training models have emerged for preparing school leaders to transform low-achieving schools.

Measuring the Effectiveness of New Teachers

A new teacher performance model will evaluate lesson plans, grade books, assignments and class videos to both assess teachers and improve teacher licensure programs.

Equity and Access for All

Michele Hancock, recently hired superintendent of Kenosha (Wis.) Unified School District No. 1, is transforming all practices, programs and policies to ensure they meet the needs of all students.

The Teacher Cloud

How do we re-envision the interactions between teachers and students?

Wisconsin District Administrators Say Bills Go Too Far

District administrators in Wisconsin would appreciate greater management leeway in negotiations with teachers' unions, but many say the collective bargaining restrictions crafted by Gov. Scott Walker and the republican-controlled legislature go too far.

Students Need Stable District Leadership

In more than one big city school district, including now Seattle, superintendents who have put smart reforms in place, yielding positive results for students, have been removed too soon.

Students Need Stable District Leadership

In more than one big city school district, including now Seattle, superintendents who have put smart reforms in place, yielding positive results for students, have been removed too soon.

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.

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.

Wanted: Supermen and Superwomen

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

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.

SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: The Die-Hard Communicator

Margaret Smith, the superintendent of Volusia County (Fla.) School District, uses her collaborative leadership style to get the job done.

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