Matt Zalaznick

Matt Zalaznick is a life-long journalist. Prior to writing for District Administration he worked in daily news all over the country, from the NYC suburbs to the Rocky Mountains, Silicon Valley and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He's also in a band.

Hostile school boards oust 2 superintendents while FBI probes another

Two Florida leaders depart after confrontations with newly sworn in school boards while a Texas superintendent is facing an FBI investigation.

Anne-Marie Imafidon wants to help K-12 educators make STEM HERstory

The British computing prodigy and driving force behind shifting social norms will speak at FETC about how mentors and a growth mindset can inspire more female students to become the STEM leaders of the future. 

Which are growing faster: Public charters or district-run schools?

Public charter school enrollment is climbing steadily just as enrollment in all other public schools slides in the opposite direction, a new report finds.

Brighter days: How these 9 uniquely placed murals are inspiring students

Positivity was the main requirement Principal Michael Piccininni set when he commissioned a group of student artists to brighten up the bathrooms at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada.

You’ll be inspired by this school’s mental health first aid ‘first responders’

Students at Wayne Valley High School are getting mental health first aid from classmates who have been trained to spot danger signs of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and other mental crises.

How to tap into $80M in new funds available for school energy upgrades

Renew America’s Schools grant program will ultimately provide $500 million to districts serving historically disadvantaged and rural communities.

How 3 superintendents are finding fresh purpose by adapting a whole child focus

Prioritizing the whole child in meeting the needs of all learners is at the top of the agenda for these leaders. "We're maximizing every minute. And we're leaning into kids' interests," one says.

School lunches: The chance to socialize is bringing more teens to the table

Interacting with friends and affordability are key reasons that high school lunch service is soaring in popularity with students, according to No Kid Hungry's latest report.

Moms for Liberty is connected to the firing of yet another superintendent

The firing of yet another superintendent, this time Brennan Asplen of Sarasota County Schools, comes in the wake of a performance review that deemed him to be effective in the job.

Here is where you can discover hundreds of edtech innovations in one place

It's the conference within the conference—the vast 2023 FETC Expo Hall will host several special events and 400+ solutions providers.

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