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With the U.S. Department of Education doling out billions of dollars to promote diversity and to support low-income schools in 2017, administrators across the country are also working to better […]
Susan German is a science teacher at Hallsville Middle School in the Hallsville School District, northeast of Columbia, Missouri. German, named the NSTA’s distinguished teacher in 2011, teaches eighth-grade science. […]
As superintendent of the Franklin County Public Schools, I am always pleased when our programs successfully support our mission, which is “To prepare students for college and career readiness and […]
Think back to what made you successful in college and career. In my case, what comes to mind are the ability to think critically, ask deep questions and apply lessons […]
Editor’s note: DA’s new HR column will appear quarterly There is a kind of professional development that we rarely see but that many of us in school leadership could use. […]
Los Angeles USD and the New York City Department of Education both received electronic bomb threats on December 15, 2015. LAUSD called off school. New York students remained in class. […]
Barely 5 miles from the hustle and bustle of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, students at John Browne High School in Flushing are plowing and tilling a field, tending to chickens […]
As founder of Research for Better Teaching— an organization dedicated to improving instruction and leadership— Jon Saphier says underperforming students need to believe that “smart is something you can get.”
Serving Students Who Are Homeless: A Resource Guide for Schools, Districts, and Educational Leaders Teachers College Press This book from Ronald E. Hallett and Linda Skrla guides teachers in supporting […]
High school students in the tiny Magazine School District in Arkansas receive three hours of sex education a year in grades 9 through 12—an approach that Superintendent Brett Bunch acknowledges is inadequate.
Efforts to implement new high school graduation exams in Ohio and New Jersey are faltering, as some educators grow more concerned about the number of students struggling to meet the […]
Millard Public Schools near Omaha, Nebraska, will switch to a college-like ranking system that designates graduates as magna cum laude, summa cum laude and cum laude. This was after administrators […]