Table of Contents: District Administration, September 2012

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Cover Story

A national resolution to limit standardized testing is gathering support.



Programs for students with learning disabilities help them move forward into the workforce and/or college.
Professional Learning Communities at Work

District CIO

CIO News


The latest, greatest tools won’t buy you success without a plan.

District CIO

Debbie Karcher Chief Information Officer, Miami-Dade County Public Schools


Professional Opinion

The new guidelines issued by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights pose risks for school districts that employ them.
To keep children safe, it is necessary to ensure that they have the values and skills to make good choices.

Online Edge

What do we lose by focusing on what is easy to measure?

New Directions

An eighth-grader teaches a course on 21st-century schools.

Going Mobile

A shot of incentives for education is needed.


District Profile

Video game technology is in motion in Loudoun County schools.

Administrator Profile

This turnaround expert has used formative assessment (and common sense) to raise achievement in three districts in six years.


A guide to one segment of education technology
The latest in hardware, software, books & materials, facilities and the Internet