As school design moves into the 21st century, architects and planners look at trends that are taking hold.
The Supreme Court's decision on using race in student assignment sets new rules, but it leaves out the necessary tools for success.
Community schools are playing a lead role in the rebuilding of New Orleans and beyond.
- School Board News
October 2007 Upfront
NYC program targets dropouts; voucher battles—again; Education Plus program targets dropouts for enlistment; NCLB's teacher requirements have little impact on teacher effectiveness; Fed’s response to Katrina schools flunks; and an uphill battle for SCHIP children's health care
- Your Turn
October 2007 Your Turn
Your chance to tell us what you think. This month, You Say:Our conflicted response to race. We Ask: Are you creating community schools?
Achievement by Design
Buildings and classrooms play a role in how students learn, but while amenities are nice, don't let the frills overshadow your district's instructional goals
- School Law
A teacher's off-campus actions can have in-school consequences. Are you prepared to make a difficult judgment call?
Winning School Finance Elections
The old tried-and-true strategies aren't working like they once did, but you can sway skittish voters with sound strategy and creative engagement
Taking One for the Team
To develop good relations among board members, you must pay more than lip service to the notion of working together
The Good 'Green'
With strong conservation and sustainability policies you can save the planet and save money at the same time
Virtually Seamless Communication
Electronic newsletters can help you get the word out in a personal, powerful way to your parents, community leaders, and the general public
October 2007 Marketplace
Facilities and Construction