July

The Importance of School Board Training

For board members, ongoing professional development is not a luxury, but a must

 

School Board Succession Planning

Are you looking for your successor? In most cases, the answer is no, but maybe you should consider it

 

Features

Departments

  • School Board News

    July 2010 Up Front

    News, views, and trends you should watch

  • Your Turn

    July 2010 Your Turn

    Your chance to tell us what you think

  • Research

    Reading Delays

    Children who are slow to catch on to reading typically have “slow shutter speeds.” Sounds and words fly by too quickly, leaving the children stranded. Neuroscientists say these children require a two-fold intervention: exercises that thicken their gray and white matter and forge neural connections; and one-on-one instruction.

  • School Law

    The Law and Student Transportation

    Districts face a host of legal issues when busing students to and from school

  • Leadership

    Focusing on Leadership Essentials

    Here are six questions you should ask about the work that is ongoing in your school district

  • Governance

    Strategic Change Portfolio

    Traditional long-range planning has its place, but when looking at the major issues your district faces, consider taking a strategic approach

  • Money

    Tapping Your Reserve Funds

    Does your district need cash? You have alternatives for tapping into reserves, but take time to know what you're getting the district into

  • Learn More

    July 2010 Reports

    From risky behavior to transitions to adulthood