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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.

Gearing Up for the New Assessment

The next generation of standardized testing will focus on critical thinking skills.

The Hype Behind Charter Schools

Do we know enough about charter schools to justify a significant expansion in this educational model?

Professional Development in an Era of Budget Cuts

We asked our advisory panel of administrators what their districts are doing for professional development as they face tighter budgets.

Education Foundations Help Schools Offer More Services

If the Walnut Creek (Calif) School District needs extra funding, it turns to its education foundation.

Too Much Money Funneled Into Competitive Programs?

President Obama's FY 2011 budget proposal includes a $400 billion investment in education—but it lacks any funding specifically dedicated to school libraries.

Tell It to the Mayor

The debate over mayoral control may be coming to a city near you.

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