With California’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards, it became apparent that all students in Placentia-Yorba Linda USD in Orange County needed better keyboarding, higher order thinking and information fluency skills in order to perform well on the Smarter Balanced assessment.
Districts today are often making do with very lean maintenance staffs.
At the 27,000-student Richland School District Two in South Carolina, goals and strategies focus on fostering learning, character, community and joy.
When Linda Quinn became superintendent of Washington’s Ferndale School District in 2009, it was the start of a new era for the district, one that included some unprecedented challenges.
The stand-and-deliver model of mathematics teaching is an instructional technique that is being replaced by a more dynamic and interactive style.
Poudre School District’s Global Academy ranked among the highest in the state of Colorado for student growth across all grades for the 2013-14 school year.
In today’s environment, districts need to have the ability to access and address detailed talent management information in real time to drive decision-making on everything from hiring practices to professional development plans
Using community engagement, professional development, custom curricula and digital resources, the leaders of Oak Ridge Schools in Tennessee hope to transform the district into a recognized leader in STEM education.
An increasing number of educators are understanding that to implement a successful digital conversion, rather than focusing solely on providing access to technology, administrators must focus instead on creating personalized learning outcomes that are the result of more effective digital teaching strategies.
Schools want the robust functionality of a student information system with the analytics of a data warehouse.
The state of Alabama has made a bold move toward ensuring that all students are college- and career-ready by the time they graduate high school.
Having committed to introducing greater digital resources to its curriculum, as well as strategies such as blended learning and flipped classrooms, West Bloomfield Schools in Michigan needed a cost-effective solution to get computers in the hands of its 6,600 students
According to recent U.S. Department of Education and Washington Post data, millions of students are struggling with reading and math.
When Superintendent Jacqueline M. Horejs arrived at Union School District in San Jose, Calif. in 2006, district enrollment was on a downward spiral.