Ron Schachter

Articles by Ron Schachter

District Administration, Nov/Dec 2011

One administrator uses professional development to steer clear of inadvertent violations of testing protocol.
District leaders are increasing security and laying down the law to avert cheating on high-stakes tests.

District Administration, October 2011

K12 administrators, looking to encourage quality student projects, can follow these suggestions from various experts.
As districts pull back, fair organizers promote STEM and recruit young scientists, and corporations are offering national competitions to fill the void.

District Administration, September 2011

Raising the bar across the curriculum has become serious business.

SIDEBAR, September 2011

Almost all of the 15 percent of Florida’s public school students identified as having learning disabilities are not exempt from the state’s push for rigor.

District Administration, Jul 2011

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While some districts are making the most of popular social networks, others are not choosing the "Like" button.

District Administration, June 2011

Exploding state budget deficits are forcing administrators to cut their own jobs.

District Administration, Apr 2011

School districts ramp up science, technology, engineering and math curriculum as it gains more attention locally and nationally.

District Administration, Mar 2011

Districts build on the success of private, internationally oriented schools and foreign language programs.

District Administration, Nov 2010

New recommendations urge every superintendent to have a technology strategy—or risk falling behind.

SIDEBAR, Nov 2010

New Web site doubles as online community and professional development center.

District Administration, Oct 2010

Do per-pupil expenditures equal school success?

District Administration, Sep 2010

In addition to the 2009-2010 salary survey data from Educational Research Services, DA shows how administrators are feeling their share of pain given the economic stranglehold on district budgets.

District Administration, Jun 2010

Over the last 15 years, Florida has become a battleground for school reform. The second of a three-state series.

District Administration, May 2010

Student empowerment is becoming a catchword—and a way of life—on campuses around the country.

District Administration, Apr 2010

Physical education classes incorporate alternative activities for students to lead healthier lives.

SIDEBAR, Apr 2010

District Administration, Mar 2010

At last, teachers' unions are beginning to support bold school reform.

District Administration, Feb 2010

Ron Huberman has spent his first year as schools CEO confronting an epidemic of urban teen violence.

District Administration, Jan 2010

While zero-tolerance policies come into question, urban districts are trying alternatives—and seeing considerable success.

SIDEBAR, Jan 2010

District Administration, Nov 2009

Phones, netbooks and iPods are finding a place in the curriculum and expanding student access to technology.

District Administration, Oct 2009

Innovative alternatives are giving the traditional textbook a run for its money.