Admin & Management

Former high school dean who recruited for gang pleads guilty to conspiracy

Shaun Harrison, who was a member of the Latin Kings when Boston Public Schools hired him as an academic dean, was previously convicted of shooting a teenager whom he recruited to sell drugs, prosecutors say.

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.

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

Teachers are disappointed in the current state of education, according to data from state-issued surveys addressing retention issues.

Principals to watch: How to strengthen relationships to strengthen school climate

Principal Thomas W. Glanton Jr. can't sleep the night before school starts because he's still excited about every aspect of K-12 education.

K-12 customer service: Families want dialogue, not broadcasts

A majority of parents surveyed about their school's customer service said that "helpfulness, timeliness, and courteousness" could improve.

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.

K-12 programs may receive a big boost in funding

A proposal from the Senate Appropriations Committee was released on Thursday that includes $20.1 billion for Title I grants and $15.3 billion for special education grants.

Florida schools are told to ignore Biden’s LGBTQ discrimination guidelines

A memo from the Florida Department of Education urges its schools to disregard the Biden Administration's Title IX guidelines.

Here’s a new way for your teachers to get innovative projects funded

When a teacher in New Castle County, Delaware, had to get reading materials to her English learners during lockdown in 2020, she used a brand new funding tool to turn her car into a bookmobile.

3 superintendents to watch: Their schools are launching lifelong learners

How District Administration's latest group of "superintendents to watch" equips students with future-ready mindsets and problem-solving skills.

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