3 days ago Leading a public school district is difficult and complicated work. But done well, there is no other job that can change how a community thinks about itself, its children and its future. The following are 15 districts that are changing the trajectory of both education and their communities by working on personalized and competency-based learning. They are making career preparation—including communications, critical thinking…
Longtime Colonial School District employee turns 100
March 26, 2019 (LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa.) - On her 100th birthday, Ruth Gwin of Montgomery County thought she was just going out to lunch. But she was in for quit...
Mead School District 354
Mead School District 354 is a public K-12 school district located north of Spokane, Washington. Over 10,000 students attend the 16 schools in the district. Mead School District has been serving north Spokane for over 100 years.
Beavercreek City School District
To create a student-centered educational community through innovation and collaboration, inspiring and preparing all to lead and serve.
Schalmont Central School District, Schenectady, New York
Schalmont elementary and middle school students were treated to a special assembly last week by Sweethearts and Heroes that focused on what students can do as bystanders when they witness bullying The program, sponsored by Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, features Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Tom Murphy and special guest, Rick Yarosh, a retired sergeant with the U.S. Army injured in Iraq, who suffered burns over most…
Belvidere School District 100
Parents can access their student's grades, class schedule, attendance records, assignments, interim progress reports, report cards, and registration information on-line. For Students Students can access their coursework, submit their assignments, and keep in contact with their teachers through our Learning Management System Canvas.
Job at Madison Metropolitan School District
Under supervision, perform general clerical tasks using established guidelines. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Assist staff, students, parents, and the public with que...
School Districts Partner to Bring Swim Lessons to Students
National campaigns aimed at decreasing rates of drowning have helped ignite district-level attempts to better educate students about swimming.
School district named a top workplace
NORTH ROYALTON -- School district named to WorkplaceDynamic's Top Workplaces of 2015, officials say, because of its outstanding students, staff and parents.
Why school districts are spending bus taxes elsewhere
Most suburban school districts are collecting more taxes to bus students than they're actually spending on transportation, with some using the extra to pay for other operations that already are taxing as high as they can without a referendum.
Local school district uses smart thermometers to figure out illness trends
The district is now using smart thermometers to help figure out which students are getting sick and which classrooms need to be cleaned better.
2 Cajon Valley Union School District
This is "Committee of 100 Day 1 - 2 Cajon Valley Union School District" by East County Style on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people…
Mapping How School Districts Seal Their Students Into Poverty
Districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
Moon Area School District: “How To” Storybox
In Summer 2015, SLB Radio Productions Inc., in partnership with Moon Area School District convened a group of first through fourth graders. While learning about digital audio recording, the group also designed their own books and shared something that they know how to do! Listen and learn below while these students share their expertise, from how to do karate, to how to climb a tree to making eggs!
Map: How Per-Pupil Spending Compares Across U.S. School Districts
Use this interactive map to see how much your district spends on students and how per-pupil spending compares across the nation.
Hundreds of School Districts Apply for $400 Million Race to the Top-District Competition
November 14, 2012 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, [email protected] Today the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications – representing more than 1,100 school districts – for the Race to the Top-District competition. The 2012 RTT-D program will provide close to $400 million to support locally developed plans that will personalize learning, directly improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare…
How Creating Networks Builds Winning School Districts
The Vista Unified School District won a XQ super school prize. Superintendent Devin Vodička attributes success to deliberately creating relational networks. Here, a conversation with the superintendent and University of California San Diego professor Alan J. Daly.
Safety A Top Concern For Connecticut School Districts This Year
Connecticut students head back to school this week and safety is a top priority for district officials.
20 Alabama school districts with the best teachers
A great teacher can make a world of difference in a student's life.
St. Cloud Area School District 742 Blog
Graham Litterst, English language teacher at South Junior High School, wanted to stay as far away from teaching as he could. Both his parents were professors. His mother taught at St. Cloud State University and his father at the College of St. Benedict. Growing up, he saw first hand how they dedicated themselves to their students, ... Read more