Angela Pascopella

Articles by Angela Pascopella

SIDEBAR, Feb 2011

District Administration, Feb 2011

Social networking has become a quick and efficient way for K12 administrators to gain professional development.

SIDEBAR, Jan 2011

A U.S. Department of Education forum aims to ensure parent and community engagement becomes part of a district’s system.

District Administration, Nov 2010

A North Carolina district, which was plagued with underperforming schools in the 1990s, revamped its leadership, instruction and culture to be a class act for the 21st century—and an example for other districts.
Recent news reports of potential bias and discrimination against Muslims bring calls for teaching Islam in public schools.
The Recovery Act has given a boost to shovel-ready, energy-efficiency projects in districts across the nation.

District Administration, Oct 2010

New report reveals that college students are not so media savvy when it comes to discriminating between credible sources online.

SIDEBAR, Sep 2010

Top administrators don’t see the kind of salary increases they did just a year ago.

District Administration, Sep 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

District Administration, Jul 2010

Superintendent Carlos Garcia is an outspoken leader for students of all colors and capabilities.
Three school districts in Illinois have bonded together to be in the business of wind power.
A small pilot study using Skype in K12 districts finds that that student motivation is the best indicator of success for this new type of virtual learning.
DA Senior Editor Angela Pascopella recently caught up with U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.
A recent report out of Northwestern University, "Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content," finds college students take for granted online information, pointing to the need for public schools to teach these skills.

District Administration, Jun 2010

As the nation prepares for common core standards in math and English language arts, a framework to guide new science standards is getting closer.
Documentary film, A Right Denied: The Critical Need for Genuine School Reform, examines the need for children of all economic backgrounds in the United States have the same education.

District Administration, May 2010

Superintendent of Central Falls (R.I.) Schools Frances Gallo

District Administration, Apr 2010

Increased education funding and new software and products motivate more districts to buy in to Response-to-Intervention.
Education groups respond to the proposed draft of common core standards for K12 in English and math.

SIDEBAR, Apr 2010

SIDEBAR, Mar 2010

Excerpts from Randi Weingarten’s speech pushing teachers union members to support school reform.

District Administration, Mar 2010

Hank Kepner, president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Major education groups have praise and reservations.

District Administration, Jan 2010

A new private program for special education students helps administrators breathe easier and puts students on track for a successful future.