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The Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.) Central School District serves nearly 6,000 students in nine schools outside the city of Rochester, just south of Lake Ontario.




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Educators may sometimes feel they are in a race against several clocks-the class period, the school day, the semester, the academic year, high school exit exams and so forth-as they prepare students for academic success. What can district leaders do to appropriately address issues of time and time management? How can they ensure that what is most important-student learning-is not at the mercy of things that are less urgent? As leaders weigh their options, research offers some important reminders.

All Time Is Not Created Equal

Handheld computers can leverage the power of technology to enable all students to succeed, including children with special education needs. They are cheaper than laptops, are more portable, and have more memory and power capabilities than handhelds possessed just five years ago.

The Pulse: Education's Place for Debate, features provocative articles by leading education thinkers. Many of these contributors are also authors. The following is a selection of books by contributing editors to The Pulse. The books cover a wide range of topics and perspectives. While many of these authors have overlapping interests and expertise, their work may be organized by different topics.




Lessons on Dress