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DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION commissioned a survey of our readers to assess buying power for districts across the nation. Subscribers from school districts of all sizes received a questionnaire about buying activities and expenditures over a four-year period. The data reveal a total market that is enormous, and most districts have increased expenditures for products and services in all areas by about 6 percent, excluding construction and renovation projects.


Tenure is tired idea in K12 education. At best it is superfluous, and at worst it is a subtle but steady saboteur of innovation, accountability and improvement.


Spreading the Green Word


PISA Math and Science Results "Disappointing"


A new type of online filtering is sweeping across American schools, allowing staff members to go to Web sites from which students are blocked.


Cameras Document Evidence In Columbine-Style Plan


Sustainability of Online Schooling at Risk


A Dynamic LearnSpace

States Try Out Remodeled NCLB Assessments

With Congress Stymied in its efforts to rewrite the controversial No Child Left Behind law, which turned 6 last month, the U.S. Department of Education is attempting to create more flexibility within the legislation in terms of gauging student performance.


Which Comes First: The Principal or The School?


With every new case of school violence, district leaders are urged to be proactive in hopes of averting potential violence. And experts say part of that proactive work comes from a threat assessment plan that every district should have.


The need to address adolescent literacy with a focus on English Language Learners has created a growing realization that instructional practices need to change.