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Balanced Leadership: How Effective Principals Manage Their Work, $22.95

States Gain Ground With Quality Teachers-or Do They?

Most states are making serious strides in having experienced, well-trained teachers in classrooms, particularly low-performing and disadvantaged schools.

Getting Serious With the World

It's not uncommon for Latin Americans to have up to 15 family members, across generations, living under one roof, according to Martin Davis, a senior writer/editor at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.


Tower and 2U rack servers

Hardware, prices start at $1,849

Hurricanes Rita and Katrina left many on the Gulf Coast struggling to regain a sense of normalcy and forward momentum. But they also gave students at a number of school districts the opportunity to get involved with their communities and learn math, science, ecology, English, and even art in the process.

Problem: Middle school math students in Canton City (Ohio) School District were performing below average on state assessment exams and not making AYP.

We know how to design buildings for minimal heat loss, says Professor Stephen Hempell, but "no one knows how to prevent learning loss." Hempell isn't being pessimistic, and he is well aware of research showing that physical variables such as air quality, temperature and noise can have an effect on learning.


The Macintosh iLife 06 in the Classroom, $39.99


The Power to Transform: Leadership That Brings Learning & Schooling to Life, $28



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The FUTURE ARRIVES IN WEST Philadelphia on Sept. 7, a first-of-its-kind building and concept in the world of how K-12 public school should operate.