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Calling all ‘Districts of Distinction’

If your school district is engaged in an innovative project that is improving student outcomes, streamlining operations or meeting the needs of your community, it could be a District of Distinction. Just launched by District Administration magazine, Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program to honor school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that work.

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Calling all ‘Districts of Distinction’

If your school district is engaged in an innovative project that is improving student outcomes, streamlining operations or meeting the needs of your community, it could be a District of Distinction. Just launched by District Administration magazine, Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program to honor school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that work.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Calling all ‘Districts of Distinction’

If your school district is engaged in an innovative project that is improving student outcomes, streamlining operations or meeting the needs of your community, it could be a District of Distinction. Just launched by District Administration magazine, Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program to honor school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that work.

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Letting learning technology flourish

A photo on Scott McLeod’s popular “Dangerously Irrelevant” blog carries the caption, “We’re so busy doing 20th century teaching, we don’t have time to initiate 21st century learning.” McLeod, an associate professor of educational leadership, is concerned that an education system that doesn’t embrace technology won't prepare students to compete in the knowledge-based economy.

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Clearing health care hurdles

Schools are planning for Affordable Care Act provisions—namely, the employer mandate and the Cadillac tax—that will impact district workload and budgets. Administrators are making difficult decisions to balance employee benefits with financial needs.

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Be a source for our story on reducing truancy

District Administration wants to talk to superintendents and other district leaders who have implemented new or innovative truancy policies to improve attendance and drive learning. Story will also focus on how truancy impacts district funding. To be a source for our story, please follow the link to contact us.

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New laws strengthen protection of student data

States are ramping up student data privacy protections. The most comprehensive law was passed in California in September--it prohibits educational sites, apps and cloud services from selling or disclosing students’ personal information. The data also cannot be used to target advertising to students.

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Professional development takes off on Twitter

Twitter has become the new education conference—and it’s in session all day, every day of the year. Principals, teachers, tech experts and other educators have created dozens of robust, professional learning networks—also called Twitter chats—to share solutions to common challenges.

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Snow days turn digital at more schools

Sledding hills across the country may be quieter this winter as snowstorms no longer mean a break from schoolwork. An increasing number of districts are using e-learning to keep class in session during bad weather.

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Leadership lifts teachers

Although teachers have long coached colleagues and developed curriculum informally and without compensation, teacher leadership programs aim to formalize the role by instituting rigorous selection processes, training and pay.

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