Administration and Management
4 strategies to boost daily attendance
About 6 million students (one out of seven) miss at least 15 days during the school year, according the Department of Education. Valerie Marsh and Shaun Nelms offer four research-supported practices that have proven to boost attendance in real schools with real students.
Superintendents offer education forecasts for 2019
Four superintendents look ahead to 2019 in education, and forecast where public schools will make the most progress and where they will fall short. These district leaders discussed a range of topics, including assessment, accountability and flipped learning.
Nuts and Bolts: Superintendent rallies community behind K12 student success
Superintendent Michael Sander has closed the achievement gap in his Ohio district—with help from an operational levy that raised $3.1 million in 2014—by making kindergarten full-time, increasing reading scores using web-based programs, revamping summer school for at-risk students, and increasing parent interaction with learning.