When a classroom is sweltering, nobody is productive. More and more teaching days are being lost to hot, humid weather even though there is a way to mitigate the problem: air conditioning. But the challenge is justifying the cost of installation and maintenance at a time when competition for budget money is fierce.
With violent events seemingly on the rise in schools across the country, district leaders must develop fluid and thorough safety plans.
School principals are in the middle of a balancing act when it comes to security.