Regina Whitmer

Freelance Writer

Regina Whitmer is a freelance writer based in New Jersey.

Articles by Regina Whitmer

District Administration, April 2015

Students at George Armstrong Elementary School in the Chicago Public Schools get lessons about money and finance. They learn about earning income and how to play a stock market game.
Knowing money becomes part of curriculum with focus on future

District Administration, February 2015

Grand View Elementary School in California’s Manhattan Beach USD has cut its trash from 30 bags a day to two, reducing the number of garbage pickups and saving $4,700 a year.
Food, paper, electronics top the list for making money, saving the planet’s resources

District Administration, July 2014

Superintendent Garza speaks with an elementary student. Garza hopes to reduce achievement gaps between white students and minority students.
Superintendent Karen Garza uses collaboration and financial skills to move district forward

District Administration, April 2014

Giving students a much-needed brain break—and academic boost—with exercises in class
As part of Activity Works programs, above, students in the “Food on the Farm” episode demonstrate how to be popping popcorn kernels for 10 minutes.
Keep activities short, give students the reins and involve families

District Administration, December 2013

The new Taft Information Technology High School was among the buildings in the Cincinnati Public Schools that was renovated or newly built under the master plan.
Community centers offer health care, social services, and civic programs in neighborhood schools

District Administration, September 2013

Jeff Brown, right, athletic trainer at Flower Mound High School in Texas, tends to an injured football player during a game.
New guidelines target cardiac arrest, heat stroke, and concussions on playing fields

District Administration, August 2013

Tom Johnstone, right, with Shane Martin, dean of the School of Education at Loyola  Marymount University.
Superintendent makes education of the immigrant community much of his life’s work.

District Administration, April 2013

More districts forced to ask parents to foot the bill for sports.
Providing opportunities for students of all abilities.

District Administration, Jan 2013

Academic and behavioral programs in schools.