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Uncovering the Fountain of Youth

The Quest Network is planning a trip for fourth- to eigth- grade teachers and students. The virtual trip to a cluster of Central American villages where inhabitants live some of the longest, healthiest lives on the planet is scheduled for January 2007.

With a profusion of VHS tapes, an old analog TV system and conventional projectors, the Edina (Minn.) Public School District was ready for a digital makeover.

Are they the promised land for special education?

Problem: Abner S. Baker Central School in Fort Morgan, Colo., was not making Adequate Yearly Progress and wanted to enhance the faculty's collaboration skills.

Corwin Press

Out-of-the-Box Leadership

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Maupin House Publishing

Flip for Comprehension

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Book, $27.95

From its stately brick and stonework architecture which reminds one more of a university than a public high school to its successful fusion of technology and teaching, Whitman-Hanson Regional High School in Whitman, Mass., stands out as a truly unique school.

This is a very good time to be looking for a job as a school superintendent. The demand for qualified applicants is high and the supply is low, so if you are an experienced superintendent with a good track record, you can expect some very attractive offers if you enter the job market.

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