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"Hybrid" Schools Model Gets $1 Million Boost

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded $1 million to Rocketship Education, a small nonprofit elementary charter school operator based in San Jose, Calif.

Proposed Bill Would Create a Nation of Bilingual Students

Many language advocates are hoping to see the Elementary and Secondary Education Act promptly picked up by the 112th Congress in January—with the Excellence and Innovation in Language Learning Act included.

People Watch

Readers Choose Products of the Year

The 2010 winners reflect how educators and the industry responded to a challenging year.

Saving Millions Through Strategic Financial Planning

Mohsin Dada, assistant superintendent for business services, used a competitive sale to buy the districts latest bond.

The Rise of the Rest

Increasing attention to the nurturing of gifted students should be a national imperative.

ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down

The Recovery Act has given a boost to shovel-ready, energy-efficiency projects in districts across the nation.

HISD's Major Turnaround Effort with Apollo 20 Project

HISD applies innovative methods from successful charter schools and applies them to its 20 lowest performing schools.

DA's 10th Annual Salary Survey: A Salary Recession for School Administrators?

In addition to the 2009-2010 salary survey data from Educational Research Services, DA shows how administrators are feeling their share of pain given the economic stranglehold on district budgets.

School Safety Gets The Ax

Districts are struggling to maintain safety and security when budgets are cut.

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