July

The Smart Approach to Technology Purchases

Purchasing the right instructional technology requires sound strategy and solid leadership

 

How Schools Can Use Social Networking

Harnessing the power of social networks can be a key to student--and district--success

 

The New World of Electronic Textbooks

Districts are facing some serious obstacles in bringing real-time digital content into classrooms

 

Features

  • EnergySmart Schools Save Money

    Building energy-efficient high-performance schools is an investment that pays you back

  • Essential HVAC Upkeep

    Your buildings' heating and cooling systems are critical and need to be protected by regular maintenance programs

Departments

  • School Board News

    July 2008 Up Front

    News, views, and trends you should watch.

  • Your Turn

    July 2008 Your Turn

    Your chance to tell us what you think

  • School Law

    Legal Pitfalls in Dealing With Terminated School Employees

    Your options are limited when a reference call comes in on a substandard employee, and even the safest course could be lined with potential liability

  • Communications

    Communicating During Difficult Times

    When you are making tough budget decisions, honest and transparent communications is the best--and only--strategy you should consider

  • Money

    Keeping Tabs on Your School Booster Clubs

    Booster clubs can help when budgets are tight, but school boards must provide financial guidance to protect their districts' reputation

  • Governance

    Doing Your Superintendent's Performance Evaluation Right

    How you evaluate your CEO is key to maintaining a working relationship that is positive, productive, and enduring. Do you have a good process in place?