Data-Driven School Governance

You're now expected to make decisions based on numbers and percentages. How do you make sense of it all?


Mentoring New Board Members

A school board that actively searches for new colleagues and provides them with opportunities to grow into their roles will ease the transition from outsider to insider


Encouragement Leadership

What teachers and administrators really need are school leaders who can inspire, motivate, and support them



  • July 2012 Digital Edition

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


  • School Board News

    July 2012 School Board News

    News, views, and trends you should watch.

  • School Law

    Five Things Your School Board Lawyer Wants You to Know

    Here are five things your superintendent and school board lawyer want all new board members to know

  • Communications

    Telling the Public About Public Schools

    Take a page from the growing 'buy local' movement and start promoting your public schools to parents and the public

  • Money

    Safe Investment Practices for School Districts

    Understanding Wall Street history with the mortgage-backed securities market will help you protect your district's investments

  • Leadership

    Work Inflation

    How an Iowa school district confronted its challenges, made significant changes, and worked its way to improved student achievement

  • The Last Word

    The Last Word July 2012

    Facing our challenges with adaptive leadership

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    July 2012 Reports

    Your source for ideas and information