Micah Ward

Micah Ward is a District Administration staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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Should districts brace for a recession? A heads-up for leaders

A recession may not be on the rise, but districts should be preparing for these economic shifts that are coming all at once.

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District leaders: Do your students practice accelerated learning?

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We’re quitting: Neglect, politics and COVID are to blame

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As censorship continues to creep into K-12 schools' libraries, one district is starting to place warning labels on their children's books.

This $51 million Pre-K-12 campus is providing its students with an academic head start

After 10 years of planning, students at Berkshire Local Schools in Burton, Ohio are getting ready to experience next-level project-based learning in their brand new $51 million campus.

Why transparency between administrators and parents matters

School leaders need to become intentional in their efforts to increase parent engagement in order to earn their trust.

Academic recovery strategies are working, according to new data

Data from the 2022 School Pulse Panel highlights the work schools are doing to improve student academic achievement.

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