Subscribe to District Administration
Web replica of the print magazine.
Buying meals, beverages or snacks for an event such as a professional development session is only allowable when it’s reasonable and necessary. The restrictions are keeping many school districts from purchasing food with federal funds.
Learn what school district leaders can do to find out which families and educators still need reliable internet access and then help those households to connect in the new school year.
From DA’s Academic Esports Guide: NASEF provides more just a space to play; it offers a path for students to get an education in areas within and around the games
Despite COVID disruptions, schools should track ‘skip-year’ academic growth in 2021 as it blends equity and accuracy in the process of measuring school quality, a new report says.
Student voice has had a significant impact on diversifying the curriculum and altering the dress code in Maryland’s Howard County Public School System.
Asking students for feedback but not taking any action is worse than not asking them at all, says Principal Arria Coburn of the Springfield Renaissance School principal.
In Chicago, students as young as elementary age learn to organize and build civic leadership skills within the district's 200 student voice committees.
Why teachers restarting learning post-COVID should focus on student social-emotional learning, or SEL, before trying to make up for learning loss.
Social-emotional learning has taken on heightened importance as educators prepare to support students coping with a COVID-era blend in-person and online learning.
Administrators in Naperville School District 203, where SEL has been entrenched in the curriculum for years, have focused first on professional development for teachers in the post-COVID world.
Clayton County Public Schools near Atlanta has created school-level teams to serve as SEL coaches for teachers as classes resume.