Table of Contents: District Administration, Sep 2009

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Cover Story

In addition to 2008-2009 salary survey data from Educational Research Services, this year DA also reports on new specialized administrative positions.



A new president and secretary of education bring a new urgency to the task of turning around failing schools nationwide.
The University of Virginia School Turnaround Specialist Program equips principals and other administrators with the skills needed to bring about deep changes.
As the 21st-century world gets flatter, districts across the United States are building more internationally oriented curricula and programs.
School leaders must understand generational differences in order to help teachers work together.


Professional Opinion

Online learning has transformative powers.

Online Edge

Taking what you already do and putting it online doesn’t make it learning.


Administrator Profile

Technology, Information and Media Services Coordinator Greg Utecht


News Update

Movers and shakers impacting education

Curriculum Update

A science teacher in Oviedo, Fla., arranged their first program last September.


Districts expose U.S. students to reality.
Our audience speaks out on school lunch, joint-use agreements and using phones for lessons.
The president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools discusses the state of the charter school movement today and the challenges that lie ahead.
The InfoComm and NECC conferences showcased new and improved education technology to administrators looking to spend stimulus dollars.
Recommended reading for district leaders.