Table of Contents: District Administration, Dec 2005

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Cover Story

Six ways (other than increasing test scores) superintendents keep their positions and boost their salaries.

Features

Feature

The cleanup has begun, but the question over how to rebuild the damaged schools still remains
Not all students are headed for careers in corporate America.
Local boards of education hold great power in digesting data, holding teachers accountable, and believing in student achievement.
Will this machine change the way children are educated?
It's an easy question to ask, but hard to answer. A group of experts discuss the many attributes needed.
Six ways (other than increasing test scores) superintendents keep their positions and boost their salaries.
In more districts, thin clients are replacing "fat" computers. Is the time for a computing revolution near?
Any dinner-table economist knows hurricanes Katrina and Rita will impact school construction costs.

Opinion

Online Edge

Powerful tools make maps and geography come alive

Solutions

Administrator Profile

Larry Hill - Superintendent, North Iowa Community Schools

District Profile

Norfolk (Va.) Public Schools

Problem/Solution

For most school districts, tracking students that move from one district to another can be daunting.

Research Center

Education data and research analysis from Edvantia

Briefings

Inside The Law

The Ohio Board of Regents is spearheading a $15 million, five-year project to improve middle school
Legal issues at national, state and local levels

Departments

In four cases last month, voters agreed to fund specific plans to improve education.
The latest offerings in books, hardware, software and the Internet