April

School Boards on the Hill

Leaders in Washington, D.C. hear the voices of school board members as they advocate for their schools and their students on Capitol Hill each winter

 

Features

  • April 2012 Digital Edition

    Read our April 2012 issue virtually—from front to back!

  • Doing Science Right

    This New York school district provides a rich science experience that other districts can replicate

  • Employee Benefits Savings

    How can you save money on health benefits while offering more to your employees?

  • The Costs of Educating Immigrants

    Children from immigrant families are more expensive to educate, but many say the cost of not educating them would be much higher

  • Five Ways for Schools to Thrive in Tight Times

    School districts are continuously being asked to educate students for less money; following these five strategies can help

  • Preparing for E-Rate

    While the deadline for applying for E-rate has passed, savvy districts are preparing for the next round of applications

  • School Leaders' Guide to Grant Writing

    Grants could help ease tight school budgets, but they take time, work, and some savvy to be successful in bringing money to your district

Departments

  • School Board News

    April 2012 School Board News

    News, views, and trends you should watch.

  • Research

    Credit Recovery Explained

    Programs that help struggling students graduate by allowing them to earn credits through nontraditional ways are growing, but little is known about their effectiveness

  • School Law

    Will Autism Changes Mean Special Ed Changes?

    The American Psychiatric Association is revising its definition of autism

  • Leadership

    Essential Research Questions for School Boards

    Everyone wants to make research-based decisions, but how do you know when research is sound?

  • Money

    School Maintenance Staff Oversight

    Your district's buildings and grounds staff are vital to the success of your school

  • The Last Word

    The Last Word April 2012

    The Last Word:' Public education against the odds

  • Learn More

    April 2012 Reports

    From assets to teen pregnancy