Cutting Technology Costs with Refurbished Computers

Preowned models at reduced prices fill some districts’ needs—and stay out of landfills.

Tightening the Purchasing Process

Superintendents get more involved in buying policies.

Transportation Takes a Hit

Budget shortfalls mean fewer school buses.

Open Source Software: A Budget Cutter’s Ally?

Paul Vallas Speaks Out on Detroit Schools

Reinventing a Troubled District

Education's Shot in the Arm

The federal stimulus plan will provide a healthy jolt to struggling districts.

Alternate Transportation Routes

Districts help the environment while saving money.

The Rise of the Virtual Teacher

Online instructors—and their special skills—are becoming increasingly important to 21st-century schooling.

The Superintendents Speak

The declining economy is impacting schools nationwide. We asked four top school leaders nationwide how they’re coping.

Schools Tighten Fuel Budget Belt

Skyrocketing costs are forcing districts to rethink standard practices.