Subscribe to District Administration
Web replica of the print magazine.
How can district leaders guarantee that they will get accurate and actionable results from SEL assessments? What are the biggest challenges? “You need to ensure that you have a consistent […]
Their surroundings may be idyllic, but educators in one Cape Cod district found themselves confronting the struggles experienced by systems across the nation. Barnstable Public Schools (5,300 students) had over […]
Most schools have adopted emergency plans to respond to active shooter events. But in a new book, Amanda Klinger reports that these plans often don’t address more likely situations such as severe […]
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 […]
Co-principals Shy-Quon Ely II and Brooke Beavers recently took over Elder W. Diggs School 42, a struggling campus that Indianapolis Public Schools restarted as an innovation school. Beavers and Ely, […]
CASEL offers tools that provide guidance and support for districts and schools to implement high-quality, evidence-based SEL. casel.org/resources-support LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: Social-emotional learning: Won’t you be my model?
The recent success of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred Rogers and his groundbreaking children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, has educators returning to the program’s social-emotional lessons.
Embedding language instruction into CTE programs can help close what some educators see as an “opportunity gap” faced by students learning English. And participating in the hands-on projects of CTE […]
A report by the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New York found that English language learners were underrepresented in New York City CTE programs. At-risk students who complete these programs […]
As a math teacher at Harry S. Truman High School in the Bronx, Sheldon Vleck didn’t give much thought to the master schedule. “I never saw it. The only thing […]
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 […]