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What: Fairmount Kindergarten Center Where: Mukilteo School District, Washington The Fairmount Kindergarten Center near Seattle hopes to use innovative design to maximize classroom learning time when it opens in September […]
Plumas USD, a rural district tucked away in the rugged terrain of northeastern California, uses its own backyard for its “Outdoor Core” K12 curriculum.
“Lights, device, action!” This is what’s going on at New Rochelle High School, about 20 miles north of New York City, where students use smartphones and tablets to create short […]
Adrian Vega, superintendent of San Benito Consolidated ISD in Texas, has implemented leadership prep academies that promote professional development among aspiring leaders in the district. Vega meets with administrators and […]
Many districts across the country struggle with increasing demographic homogeneity more than 60 years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education. But the Morris […]
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 […]