DA Daily

School Closings: How Administrations Decide

Many parents and teachers in the nation's cities are disappointed by a long list of school closings. But when enrollment is low and costs are high, administrators face tough decisions. Host Michel Martin speaks to the Chancellor of Washington D.C.'s public schools, Kaya Henderson, about how school systems weigh these difficult choices.

Read more

Surveillance Video Shows Bus Driver Kicking Autistic Girl Onto Ground

A Florida school district has released video that appears to show a bus driver kicking an autistic student down the stairs. Wilkerson was fired after the Sept. 28, 2012, incident, which Tampa police say resulted in a broken ankle for the young girl, reported NBC affiliate WFLA.com. Wilkerson now faces aggravated child abuse charges, the station said.

Read more

Chicago Bracing for Wave of School Closures

Chicago parents, children and school personnel were bracing Thursday for the city's announcement of the closure of dozens of public elementary schools to reduce a looming $1 billion deficit, a move some community leaders said would disproportionately hurt African Americans.

Read more

How to get interactive whiteboards used by ALL teachers

This web seminar showcased one elementary school’s implementation of StarBoard interactive whiteboards into every classroom and addressed how to provide meaningful professional development that encourages daily use of the devices.

Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

In today’s 21st-century classroom, it is crucial for educators to be proficient in using technology to be maximally effective.

Blackboard Collaborate

To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.

Workforce Ready from Kronos

Manage essential workforce information in one platform – with one employee record and one simple user interface.

Lauren Williams's picture

6 US School Districts Form Food Alliance

Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.

Read more

Pages