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Back-to-school has become a thing of the past in an increasing number of districts that keep class in session all year. The number of public, year-round schoolsÑalso called “balanced-calendar” schoolsÑincreased […]
Superintendent David Tebo and administrators in Hamilton Community Schools, which is part of the bigger Ottawa Area Intermediate School District in western Michigan, develop partnerships with local employers and community […]
A diverse population makes up the student body at East Leyden High School in the Leyden High School District 212 in suburban Chicago. “Thirty different languages are spoken in the […]
As the lines between instructional and technology budgets blur, CIOs can improve their district’s procurement procedures to get what their classrooms need from an increasingly complex edtech market. “The number […]
Sandy Grove Middle School, part of Hoke County Schools in North Carolina, is the first energy-positive school in the nation to be financed by its own expected energy savings. The […]
Public outcry over new standards-aligned tests led some states to cut funding, changing the exam landscape for 2015-16. In 2012, nearly every state was part of either PARCC or the […]
The Common Core has been implemented in 43 states since 2010 (two of which are now reviewing whether to continue using it). Many of these states have affirmed the standards […]
3D printing at Mahtomedi High School in the outer Minneapolis suburbs has come a long way in four years. In 2011, the school first opened its fabrication laboratory, or FABLab, […]
Why are 3D printers so important to education now and what future trends should CIOs be aware of to ensure the technology succeeds in the classroom? Rajeev Kulkarni Vice president […]
Parents sometimes call Columbus City Schools in Ohio to complain the bus didn’t pick up their child that morning. That’s when Steve Simmons, the district’s director of pupil transportation, turns […]
Hiring and retaining talented teachers can be a challenge in any district. But finding recent teaching college graduates who are ready to excel in the classroom their very first year […]
How can districts use the Common Core-aligned assessments to improve education if the results won’t be available until later this fall, after the current school year is well underway? That’s […]
In the absence of federal homeschooling guidelines, states have created provisions for such students that vary widely from one place to another, according to a July report from the Education […]
Despite national campaigns to combat bullying, 3 in 10 districts still do not have policies that protect students from harassment. And many of these school systems are in states that […]
By the time a 220-pound linebacker gets in his way, a high school running back has built significant momentum. The resulting collisions have been described with metaphors involving rams, brick […]
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