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Articles by Julie Sturgeon
District Administration, Mar 2009
The College Promise
Some districts are creating innovative programs to inspire all students to pursue higher education.
The Denver Scholarship Fund
Giving back to college-bound students.
District Administration, Dec 2008
Building the Best Auditorium
Schools bring down the house with new and improved performing arts facilities.
District Administration, Feb 2008
The latest trends in school facilities and construction
District Administration, Mar 2007
Creating an Effective Virtual School Program
Administrators are sold on virtual schools-but get bogged down in execution. Here's what creates successful district programs.
District Administration, Nov 2006
Is Bill Gates a Good School Leader?
It's joked that he has more money than God. But is Microsoft's Bill Gates spending enough of his fo
District Administration, Sep 2006
6th Annual Report on School Spending
Financial mismanaging, misspending, over budgeting, squandering, embezzling-by any verb, school dist
Bullies in Cyberspace
Administrators may be reluctant to address this latest social problem- yet they may have no choice
District Administration, Aug 2006
A New Kind of Testing
There's yet another testing criterion barreling down the pike--and this time researchers, consultant
District Administration, Jul 2006
School district budget departments tackle one of the toughest jobs in education and still come out w
District Administration, Jun 2006
Mobile County (Ala.) Public School System
Self-serve Report Cards
Problem: Parent-teacher conferences at Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Neb., used to offer flav
District Administration, May 2006
Dome Sweet Dome
These unusual structures popping up in some parts of the country hold promise, even if their benefi
District Administration, Apr 2006
Educators speak out on latest federal budget cuts.
District Administration, Mar 2006
The Great Debate
Evolution v. intelligent design doesn't have to pull a school district apart and leave both sides gu
District Administration, Feb 2006
Controlling Construction Costs
School districts of all sizes and economic status are vulnerable to overcharges and outright fraud.
A New Twist on Field Trips
McMinnville (Ore.) Public Schools
District Administration, Dec 2005
Construction Costs: Is Your School Project at Risk?
Any dinner-table economist knows hurricanes Katrina and Rita will impact school construction costs.
District Administration, Nov 2005
Little Boy Lost
The truth about achievement numbers for black males is staring administrators in the face. What can
District Administration, Oct 2005
Administrators are learning that the art of teaching reading isn't fundamental.
District Administration, Aug 2005
Over the Line
Technology is making disrict boundary decisions easier from a data and planning standpoint.
District Administration, Jul 2005
Open for Business
Consultants are not the exclusive property of corporate America. School districts are spending milli
District Administration, Jun 2005
Problem: When officials at Marion County Public Schools in Ocala, Fla., eyed the Continuous Improvem
District Administration, Apr 2005
With construction management software, district administrators can remain in control of building pro
District Administration, Mar 2005
To the Rescue
Larry Nyland, Marysville (Wash.) Schools Who says chivalry is dead? This superintendent accepted a
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