Passing a Bond After 17 Years of “No” – How Online Engagement Helped

Earning the trust of the community in a strategic and genuine way is key

Buffalo schools chief in New York gives openness a try

Buffalo School Superintendent Pamela C. Brown has made a marked effort this week to appear more open and responsive to the public in light of long-standing criticism that she communicates poorly and doesn’t do enough to engage with the community.

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Reversing the trust deficit

How to reconnect and re-engage school leaders with their communities

Schools become one-stop shop for Cincinnati students

Community centers offer health care, social services, and civic programs in neighborhood schools

School tech director indicted in teen rape case

William Rhinamin, the director of technology for Steubenville City Schools, was arrested after he was named in a four-count indictment by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. The 53-year-old Rhinamin is facing several charges, including tampering with evidence, a third degree felony; obstructing justice, a fifth degree felony; obstructing official business, a second degree misdemeanor and perjury, a third degree felony.

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Teachers union blasts proposed guidelines for school closures

The Chicago Teachers Union blasted proposed guidelines for closing schools that now include shuttering buildings in poor condition, accusing Chicago Public Schools of looking for loopholes in its commitment not to close schools for five years.

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The most important back-to-school issue in Detroit

Oakland County Schools Superintendent, Vickie Markavitch, talks about the most critical issue facing education in Michigan and how it can be solved.

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The role of location-based services in digital life

A new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project sheds light on three major aspects of how location fits into digital life: for directions, to share a location with friends and family, and see where friends and family are.

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