profiles

A Welcome Home for Refugees

Superintendent Sheri Allen of Mankato (Minn.) Area Public Schools educates several hundred students of refugee and immigrant families, many of them survivors of poverty and abuse in war-torn Somalia and Sudan.

Miami Advice

Miami-Dade County Public School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho

Saving Millions Through Strategic Financial Planning

Mohsin Dada, assistant superintendent for business services, used a competitive sale to buy the districts latest bond.

A Small District's Big Innovator

Technologically savvy and a voice for rural school leaders—meet Bradford Saron.

Special Report: States of Debate: Seeking Justice in San Francisco

Superintendent Carlos Garcia is an outspoken leader for students of all colors and capabilities.

SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: The Die-Hard Communicator

Margaret Smith, the superintendent of Volusia County (Fla.) School District, uses her collaborative leadership style to get the job done.

SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: A New Dawn in the Sunshine State

Over the last 15 years, Florida has become a battleground for school reform. The second of a three-state series.

Education Foundations Help Schools Offer More Services

If the Walnut Creek (Calif) School District needs extra funding, it turns to its education foundation.

MOBILE LEARNING PIONEERS: Increasing Time on Task

Katy (Texas) Independent School District

MOBILE LEARNING PIONEERS: Scaling Up

St. Marys City (Ohio) Schools

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