Alan Dessoff

Articles by Alan Dessoff

District Administration, July/Aug 2012

The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

District Administration, March 2012

A new survey reports most states anticipate major challenges in implementing the online assessments.
2014 will be here sooner than you think.
While administrators wait for more information about the Common Core assessments, PARCC and SBAC are developing them, including seeking vendors to write test questions.
Marzano says it starts with students and teachers in classrooms.

District Administration, October 2011

A rigorous academic approach combined with the opportunity to save time and money is a powerful motivator for at-risk students.

District Administration, Jul 2011

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Summer learning loss and overcrowding drive alternative schedules.

District Administration, June 2011

District technology leaders are taking on greater responsibilities and contributing to the strategic vision of school systems.

District Administration, Apr 2011

Under increasing pressure to raise scores or risk losing their jobs, some teachers and administrators are being pushed over the edge.

SIDEBAR, Apr 2011

Making it clear to teachers and staff members.

District Administration, Mar 2011

Districts are using data warehouses and data dashboards to drive immediate decisions.

SIDEBAR, Mar 2011

District Administration, Jan 2011

Technology spurs the need for new or revised curricula in schools.
Districts focus on preventing teen pregnancies and diseases.

District Administration, Oct 2010

Administrators plan ahead by implementing flexible technology now to prevent major overhauls later.

District Administration, Sep 2010

The computing giants compete to provide powerful online applications to school districts—for free.

District Administration, Jul 2010

After having a rich and unique history as an education leader, California starts to crumble under fiscal uncertainty. The third in a three state series.
More districts are seeing the advantages of school readiness and preparing youngsters for their K12 careers.

District Administration, Jun 2010

District administrators craft incentives to attract and retain teachers.

SIDEBAR, Jun 2010

The obstacles for rural districts are great.

SIDEBAR, Apr 2010

Using Skype, Ning and software to challenge students.

District Administration, Apr 2010

Making your technology environment student centered.