Smart rules, knowledgeable coaches, certified trainers, and careful monitoring add up to sound school sports programs.
Young people need the personal guidance and attention that coaches can provide, but the realtionship faces increasing challenges.
- A Uniform Look
When students dress alike, proponents say, the school climate may be improved.
- City-Country Partnerships
Through collaboration, urban and rural schools can look past the ways they’re different and address the problems they have in common.
- School Board News
August 2006 Up Front
News, views, and trends you should watch.
- Your Turn
August 2006 Your Turn
This month, You Say: Immigration issues present more questions than answers. We Ask: Should you require school uniforms?
Keys to Effective Communications
Five things every school board member should know about getting the district's message out.
- School Law
How to Live in Harmony with the Law
After a quarter of a century, a trusted legal adviser signs off with a roundup of major cases, legal trends, and tips for new school board members.
Five Things to Know About Ed Tech
Understanding some basic issues and terms will help new school board members get up to speed with the world of education technology.
Our Tongue-Tied Students
Learning foreign languages has been a low priority in U.S. schools, but today it’s more important than ever.
August 2006 Marketplace
Resources on foreign language instruction.
- Learn More
August 2006 Learn More
Your source for ideas and information.
August 2006 Adviser
What would you do if … a majority of your board consisted of new members?