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Over the last several years, many school districts have been struggling to fill vacant teaching positions not just in quantity but also with quality teachers, especially in math, science, special education and English as a Second Language, areas where teachers are most hard to come by.

Hall Davidson, a director of the Discovery Educator Network, has always known the power of media in academics.

Mankato Area (Minn.) Public Schools


Sane Sex Education

At last, an elementary school sex education program kids can relate to! Information sent in plain wrapper to certified administrators only. Center for Early Yearning


Laminated wall chart, approximately 14 by 22 inches in full color. International Metrication Distributing Company (formerly Novelty Discount Stores)

AASA Superintendents of the Year Aim to Boost Student Achievement

The Five-Year Anniversary: Nina Rees Assesses NCLB

Five years have passed since President Bush enacted the No Child Left Behind law, and while progress is being made towards achieving its goals, the jury is still out on how it might be reauthorized and implemented in the coming years.

The Gift of Music

Success at a Steady Pace

Port Chester Middle School is no overnight sensation. With deliberate and carefully executed steps over the past eight years, it has become a nationally celebrated model for improving learning among disadvantaged students.

According to the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), average sci-ence scores compared to 2006, have made slow progress at Grade 4, come to a standstill at Grade 8, and lost ground at Grade 12.

Flying monkeys and the glowing face of a 21st century wizard enliven the stage at Effingham High School in Illinois during a student production of The Wizard of Oz thanks to laptops, software and DVDs.

Problem: Enrollment of female students in Colorado Springs School District 11 middle school career and technical education exploratory classes was low, which meant few females enrolled in those electives at the high school level.