The use of public money for private school tuition is seeing a revival among state legislatures
Can school governance councils help raise student achievement, or will they just erode local school governance?
Finger-pointing over the ills of public education has gone on for decades, but increasingly the blame is shifting to local governance
- Including Students in School Reform
Student voices often are left out of school reform conversations, but without their input, changes can be off-target and even counterproductive
- New Tech High School
A Napa Valley cutting-edge high school expands its practices throughout the country, including in its own backyard
- School Board News
November 2011 School Board News
News, views, and trends you should watch.
Most Effective Parental Involvement
Parents and families can engage with schools in many ways, but does their involvement increase student achievement?
- School Law
Legal Challenges to Your Curriculum
Legal challenges to curriculum are not new, but they could be on the increase as the economy sends former private school students back to your classrooms
Complexity in the Board Room
Take Einstein's advice: Make everything 'as simple as possible, but not simpler.'
Saving Money on Your School District Debt
New laws and the economic climate offer ways to save money on your district's debt
Choosing the Perfect Superintendent
Hiring a superintendent is one of the board's most vital roles
- The Last Word
The Last Word November 2011
Let's not standardize our students
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November 2011 Reports
From ADHD to television and the brain