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Leaders at Madison County Public Schools spent two years creating and improving tiered student support systems. For this work, we earned the Virginia Department of Education’s Distinction in Implementation of […]
The alarming rate of school shootings in recent years has led to the creation of emergency notification systems that can send various types of messages to multiple devices, including live […]
Students at Sunnyside High in Fresno, California, can now enroll in a multimedia and marketing course, thanks to a recently remodeled CTE classroom that promotes hands-on learning. CHALLENGE: Educator Tamela […]
School investigations—whether at a private or public high school, or other institution—pose special problems for school administrators and counsel. The risks are often high, and school leaders, even those well-versed […]
When securing edtech infrastructure, district leaders must concentrate on six “layers”: physical, network, applications, content, endpoint and cloud/data centers, according to a 2017 report by the Council of the Great […]
Whether school system leaders realize it or not, voice-activated, artificial intelligence devices such as Alexa and Google Home are becoming a part of classrooms. “I know of a lot of […]
When Tiffany Anderson took over as superintendent of Jennings School District near St. Louis in 2012, she faced high poverty and low academic achievement. As part of the turnaround effort, […]
Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System Sielox Individuals can use this browser-based system to send color-coded email and text alerts to administrators and first responders through networked devices, such as desktops […]
At first, the class was like any other at Georgia’s Quitman County School District. Kids sat at desks while an adult lectured. Despite appearances, this was no ordinary lecture. Schneider […]
Districts eliminating lunch shaming by providing meals for any student who cannot pay may face an unintended consequence.
To prevent lunch debt from adding up, Diane Pratt-Heavner of the School Nutrition Association recommends: Show parents how to apply for meal benefits online or via phone, with assistance in […]
A1,100-student school district in Minnesota had been purchasing food supplies through a buying group of five other school systems—but it wasn’t efficient. “We would have to meet quite often” says […]