Table of Contents: District Administration, Feb 2010

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Cover Story

Ron Huberman has spent his first year as schools CEO confronting an epidemic of urban teen violence.

Features

Feature

A rise in the Hispanic population in the United States has brought more charter schools focusing just on ELLs—some with great success
Districts are using social networking Web sites like Twitter and Facebook to tout their accomplishments and communicate with the public.

Opinion

Student Counsel

They need the same support as other students when it comes to postsecondary school planning.

Solutions

District Profile

For this progressive superintendent and board, it's all about trust.

Administrator Profile

This creative media specialist uses MP3 players to engage with students learning English.

Problem/Solution

Moving applications and data to servers in a central data center has allowed the district to reduce deskside IT support.

Research Center

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has brought renewed interest to this topic.

Briefings

News Update

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act will set national standards for the practices of controlling disruptive students.
Release of National Broadband Plan delayed.
Finalists asked what their number-one priority is for 2010.
Interactive whiteboards are providing support for multiple languages.
The Winter Olympic games come to school.

Departments

The latest in hardware, software, book & materials, facilities, and the Internet
Projectors Designed For K12
Recommended reading for district leaders.