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Corwin Press

Leading Every Day: 124 Actions for Effective Leadership

www.corwinpress.com, $39.95

No Starch Press

Silence on the Wire: A Field Guide to

Passive Reconnaissance and Indirect Attacks

www.nostarch.com, $39.95

NAACP Fights Connecticut's Lawsuit

Making clear that the Connecticut NAACP is not endorsing the No Child Left Behind law, President Scot X. Esdaile says the NAACP state chapter is choosing to side with the U.S. Department in Education while the state fights to have their lawsuit from being dismissed.

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is fighting a court's decision last December to dismiss the state's lawsuit. Blumenthal says the law is an unfunded mandate and unfairly costs the state and local taxpayers millions of dollars.

Apple

iMac

www.apple.com, Hardware, $1,299

Few topics strike terror in the hearts of K-12 school administrators like the evolution v. intelligent design debate and with good reason.

Entrepreneurship may be one of the least understood and potentially beneficial concepts to hit the educational landscape in recent decades. Before schools can gain from entrepreneurship, administrators need to grasp its significance.

Gateway Inc.

Widescreen LCD Display

www.gateway.com

Hardware, $599.99

McMinnville (Ore.) Public School's after-school program simply wasn't cutting it for Deborah Weiner, the school improvement coordinator who oversaw its activities. She knew they could offer more than a glorified babysitting service--if only the funds were available to pour into field trips.

State Takes Over New Orleans

New Science Targets Fall In Nearly Half the Union

Nearly half of the states in the U.S. fail or nearly fail when it comes to teaching statewide academic standards in science for primary and secondary grades.

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