April

Unequal Funding for Schools

Uneven funding among affluent and poor school districts is well known, but often inequities among schools in the same district exist as well

 

Status Quo Disrupted

Confronting social justice issues in your district requires sophisticated communications plans and a well-informed and ready-to-mobilize coalition

 

Features

  • Agents of Change: Milford Public Schools

    This Massachusetts board made a controversial decision to bring its special education program in-house, and deepened the trust between the district and the community

Departments

  • School Board News

    April 2013 School Board News

    News, views, and trends you should watch

  • Research

    Common Core Backlash

    Now that educators are working to align with the new state standards, some imperfections are starting to arise. Will this marriage last?

  • School Law

    The Value of Networking

    You can minimize your legal liability and keep up with the constantly evolving state of education law by making sure your district lawyer is a member of a national group for school attorneys

  • Money

    Make the Most of Borrowing

    Savvy districts are saving money by taking advantage of historic low borrowing rates, but these rates won't last much longer

  • Technology

    Put CTOs on the Top Tier Cabinet

    As the role of technology in your schools continues to grow, your chief technology officer should have a cabinet-level seat

  • The Last Word

    The Last Word April 2013

    Sequestration: What's in a Word?

  • Learn More

    April 2013 Reports

    Your source for ideas and information