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Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis is an International Baccalaureate school serving students and parents from 54 different countries in pre-K through grade 12. When the school wanted to design a […]
Managing and keeping track of the many hours of professional development required for a district’s non-instructional staff may be one of an administrator’s more underappreciated responsibilities. “There are a lot […]
How important was collaboration when designing the FirstView¬Æ suite of products? Extremely. When we began to develop FirstView, we conducted nationwide focus groups asking both parents and administrators for their […]
How can district administrators make more efficient, effective and strategic decisions? There is data available to support many of the decisions that school administrators make every day. Often though, it […]
The much anticipated third and final phase of a construction project at Sonora High School (Sonora Union High School District, Calif.) ended with the creation of a new aquatic center […]
Repurposing buses no longer suitable for daily transportation has provided schools with mobile makerspaces, traveling caf√©s and bookmobiles. The practice allows for extended use of an asset and adds a […]
Every year, nearly 40 percent of food produced in America is thrown into the trash. That trend extends to the 5 billion lunches served in U.S. public schools each year, […]
When done right, international travel exposes students to a diversity of people and perspectives, teaching them to communicate and relate with others.
BARTLETT, TENNESSEE—Only a handful of superintendents have launched a brand-new district. Even fewer have done it only months after being involved in a large-scale merger. Meet David Stephens, superintendent of […]
Many things threaten to keep a public education leader up at night. With some issues, it’s because they stir excitement and inspiration; but with others, not so much. To bring […]
Nevada recently launched an online reporting system for parents and students, joining a handful of other states and districts in efforts to combat bullying. Colorado was first to create an […]
In the wake of the hurricanes that pounded the Southeast last fall, many local public school facilities served as emergency shelters. In Florida, however, only three of the state’s 654 […]