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In the hallways and cafeteria of Central Junior High School in Lawrence, Kan., snapshots of students in action, reading or recycling, are taken and sometimes plastered on walls.

The school is piloting fully integrated technology enriched classrooms and using digital cameras where they fit in the curriculum. Charlotte Anderson, who teaches English and journalism to mostly ninth graders, says she started working with computers in the 1980s and has since increased her passion for technology.

Pledge of Performance

Sensing where the power lies, this superintendent has joined with politicians to help create workable education policies

Hillsborough County Superintendent Earl Lennard always said he would put his money where his mouth is. This year, he had to pay up.

It's a familiar story, but one worth repeating. A young girl was walking along the beach early one morning. The tide was receding, leaving numerous starfish stranded on the beach. The girl began picking them up and tossing them back into the water.


Edison Schools’ Acid Test

For Edison Schools, running 20 schools in Philadelphia may be the test that determines the company’s fate. If that is so, the experiment has gotten off to a rough start.