Table of Contents: District Administration, May 2005

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Cover Story

Learn how good public relations can alleviate community fears, help support long-term projects, and boost local property values.

Features

Feature

Distance education is no longer the next great phase of K-12 education. Acceptance is growing, technologies are improving and demand is rising.
Learn how this Cincinnati-based district dramatically altered the way it teaches students through a host of cutting-edge technologies.
Sometimes they work, sometimes they don't. Learn what our online experts, Odvard Egil Dyrli and Gary Stager say.
Learn how good public relations can alleviate community fears, help support long-term projects, and boost local property values.
With the uniform trend on the rise, many administrators say uniforms help improve student behavior and learning. A new report says not so fast.
Contract negotiations have become a whole lot less contentious in many districts today, as the tenets of interest-based bargaining take hold.

Opinion

Online Edge

This free service simplifies saving, searching and sharing online content

Solutions

Research Center

Essentials on education data and analysis from research authority AEL

Administrator Profile

Monte Moses, Cherry Creek Schools, Colo.

District Profile

Jordan School District, Sandy, Utah

Problem/Solution

Problem: Without a better textbook management system, predicted losses for the Lee County School District.

Briefings

Inside The Law

Analyzing, debating and explaining No Child Left Behind

Departments

Sure Connecticut has a large gap between white and black students. But Texas' gap shrunk mostly because its white students did worse on the latest NAEP tests.
Focus: Presentation Systems, A/V, Multimedia