Fran Silverman

Articles by Fran Silverman

District Administration, Oct 2006

Skilled readers emerge where reading in the content areas is taught and practiced

District Administration, Sep 2006

Want to have teachers reach every student? Think seeing, feeling, touching.

District Administration, May 2006

Edward Davis on a New Architecture for Education
Wilkes County (N.C.) Schools

District Administration, Apr 2006

Problem: Faced with a federal lawsuit filed by hourly employees for failure to pay accurate overti

District Administration, Mar 2006

Problem: Rochester Community Schools in Michigan, was facing the challenge of how to maximize its in

District Administration, Feb 2006

L.A.'s Jim McConnell deals with construction cost increases, problem projects and teacher union crit
Problem: A small Iowa school district was alarmed at the number of cars passing school buses when th

District Administration, Jan 2006

Social studies and hot-button issues go hand in hand. Here's how to prevent inevitable sparks from f
District leaders focus on hiring the best qualified teachers. But then what?

District Administration, Dec 2005

It's an easy question to ask, but hard to answer. A group of experts discuss the many attributes needed.

District Administration, Oct 2005

There are 9 million rural students in the U.S. Here's some expert advice to make sure your students

District Administration, Sep 2005

Legal issues at national, state and local levels
Problem: An ever growing number of English-Language Learners entering the Salida Union School Distri

District Administration, Apr 2005

Problem: It's not always easy for a superintendent or building principal to get a message to teacher
Superintendents and mayors are no longer adversaries. These days, especially in urban districts, man

District Administration, Nov 2004

Districts are spending up to $100,000 a year on insurance protection against lawsuits. Will an Ohio

District Administration, Jul 2004

Los Angeles Unified School District Through a family literacy program, Hispanic parents and their y

District Administration, Apr 2004

With the pressure to measure the abilities of all students--including English language learners--how

District Administration, Feb 2004

Districts are beefing up their databases and using them for more tasks than ever. But are they keepi

District Administration, Nov 2003

Social studies and hot-button issues go hand in hand. Here's how to prevent inevitable sparks from f

District Administration, Jul 2003

Construction planners now balance safety with education when designing, or redesigning, schools

District Administration, Jun 2003

Students in Miami-Dade's Web design academy get a feel for real-world project management and, at the same time, help area nonprofits.

District Administration, Mar 2003

Students skipping school in Boston quickly find themselves back in class thanks to new technology.

District Administration, May 2002

This North Carolina superintendent boosted the achievements of minorities, in part, by creating need