Admin & Management

As 2023 nears, let’s look at how students are performing

"This is a great moment for school leaders to look for opportunities to give classroom teachers the flexibility they need to serve students with varying degrees of proficiency, like flexible schedules and adding staff that can support dynamic student grouping," said Chase Nordengren, principal research lead for Effective Instructional Strategies at NWEA.

Texas superintendent arrested for planting recording device in girls’ locker room

Joshua Goen, the suspended superintendent of Seagraves ISD, was arrested this week on suspicion of planting a recording device in a locker room to spy on a girls' basketball team, according to multiple local reports.

These Louisiana luminaries will share their education expertise at FETC 2023

Local thought leaders will provide insights on everything from tech coaching to esports to using hip-hop as a literacy teaching tool.

Administrators, want to become an edtech savant? Register for FETC 2023

Since the pandemic, CIOs have voiced the fact that the abundance of education technology is here to stay. Our message to you is hop on the train.

3 big numbers show that leaders who serve students of color receive fewer funds

If your district serves a large number of students of color, it's likely receiving thousands of dollars less in funding per student than predominantly white school systems, a new report from The Education Trust reveals. 

Superintendent fired for administration’s ‘lack of curiosity’ after student’s sexual assault arrest

Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler has been dismissed after a Virginia grand jury accused the district's leaders of "looking out for their own interests" by simply transferring a teenager who had been charged with sexually assaulting a student in a high school bathroom.

Repeat attenders: Stories of an FETC veteran and a newcomer

"It reminds me of a magic show except that when you leave, you can do the same magic," says Professional Learning Specialist Craig McBain. "As a trainer and educator, it’s fantastic to come back from the conference and share that magic."

These are the top 10 education stories of 2022

Salaries, school safety and security, and—way back at the beginning—COVID were top of mind for district leaders clicking on DA Daily.

Leadership Series: She’s the go-to principal for school turnaround

After taking the helm at Allenbrook Elementary School in 2020, she quickly turned the school from a below F level to nearly a B, making it the number one growing elementary school in the district.

Shortage snapshot: How many schools are working with a full teaching staff?

There are wide disparities between states when it comes to a full teaching staff. Florida, with the highest percentage of vacancies, has approximately 6.5 teachers per 1,000 residents. The lowest, North Dakota, has about 13 teachers per 1,000 in population.

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