Table of Contents: District Administration, Apr 2003

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Cover Story

Is there a way that separate can be even better than equal? A handful of schools nationwide are trying to prove the point that single gender education can do a better job. educating both girls and boys

Features

Feature

Technology—and how it is used—is changing quickly. But 85 percent of the computers schools expect to purchase this year are still desktops. Is this a sign that districts remain out of touch, or an understanding of exactly how districts are using computers?
Is there a way that separate can be even better than equal? A handful of schools nationwide are trying to prove the point that single gender education can do a better job. educating both girls and boys
In four years, one Boston school nearly doubled its passing rate in math. Find out how they did it.
Are foreign language program offerings indicative of our nation as a melting pot--or is a Spanish Inquisition order?

Opinion

Online Edge

Webrings can bring customized information to districts quickly and efficiently.

Solutions

District Profile

Verteran teachers are as technology-wise in this district as new teachers, and even students. An ongoing staff development program is why.

Administrator Profile

If a teacher can drive a bus, then a superintendent can work the lunch room. This leader has done both.

Research Center

Essentials on education data and analysis from research authority AEL

Briefings

Inside The Law

Analyzing, Debating and Explaining No Child Left Behind