January

Change Happens

To remain viable in the 21st century, districts must be flexible and fluid when they face a variety of pressures. Are you ready?

 

School Transitions Made Easy

As students move from elementary to middle to high school and beyond, is your district prepared to deal with these critical junctures?

 

Features

  • Will ED in '08 Succeed?

    A $60 million initiative backed by philanthropists Bill Gates and Eli Broad is working to bring more attention to education during the 2008 campaign. The question is: Will ED in '08 succeed?

  • The Top Education Books of 2007

    ASBJ's editors recommend the must-reads of the year.

Departments

  • School Board News

    January 2008 Upfront

    News, views, and trends you should watch.

  • Your Turn

    January 2008 Your Turn

    Your chance to tell us what you think.

  • Research

    Are Mayors Threatening to Take Control of Your Schools?

    Mayors and, in some cases, states are waiting in the wings if your school district is failing academically or financially, but research on their success is limited at best.

  • Communications

    Talking to Your Community About Test Scores

    For parents, the numbers matter when they are comparing and choosing schools. So how do you show them what matters and what doesn't?

  • Money

    Are Your Schools Properly Insured?

    Now is the time to assess your financial and liability risks. Do you have the proper controls in place to protect your students and taxpayers?

  • Marketplace

    January 2008 Marketplace

    Testing and Assessment