Chris Nicholson

Articles by Chris Nicholson

District Administration, September 2015

Technology leads to strides in reducing severity of student athlete injuries

District Administration, August 2015

Students in Baltimore City Public Schools now receive free breakfast and lunch every day under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act’s Community Eligibility Provision.
Federal program allows schools with high poverty rates to replace traditional, tiered-price meal programs
Scottsdale USD created annual summer programs called Unitown and Minitown to create bonds between high school and middle school students, respectively, who live in different neighborhoods.
Scottsdale USD tries to build bonds between its high schools and middle schools
“NMC Horizon Report 2015 K-12 Edition” aims each year to identify the leading trends in technology and education for the next half-decade.
Personalizing learning, teaching complex thinking and reimagining role of teachers will be challenges

District Administration, September 2014

Different bins in nearly 750 New York City schools help students separate organic waste for composting.
Goal is to cover all of the city’s 1,300 public educational facilities by the 2016-17 year

District Administration, August 2014

A synthetic field at Asbury Park High School at Asbury Park Public Schools in New Jersey, by FieldTurf, is one of various fields that needs regular maintenance and care.
Keeping turf fields in prime condition is about precision and expertise
Costs vary widely based on region, altitude and frequency of use

District Administration, June 2014

Documentary inspired by parents after defeat of $7 million schools tax
New federal rules  cap the amount of fat, sodium, sugar and calories in food available in schools.
Smart Snacks in School rules go into effect July 1