Monthly Archives: March 2011

Building a better evaluation system: At a glance

Building a better evaluation system: At a glance.

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House Bill 42-More local control lost!

SYNOPSIS This Act requires the Department of Education to promulgate uniform regulations related to school discipline to provide consistency across all districts and charter schools. The Act implements certain recommendations initiated through the Department of Education’s Standardized School Code of … Continue reading

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Today’s FFA, changing with the times.

Today, I had the opportunity to attend an FFA sponsor luncheon, and it is amazing how this organization has changed with the technology of today. Sat with an amazing teacher of the year and talked about how parents and students … Continue reading

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21st Century Education

Recently, I had the opportunity to hear an educator speak who actually understands and speaks the same language as me. Dr. Willard R Daggett, is the CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education, and he speaks very plainly … Continue reading

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RTTT funding 2011

RTTTfunds Attached find the most recent report from DeDOE for where spending for RTTT has gone. What is amazing is how much work is being done by district personnel for such a small portion of the funding!

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A Nation of Wusses or Ready to Compete?

Our nation doesn’t like to lose, but the competition is stepping up their game, and are playing to win. Geoffrey C. Orsak, Contributing Writer — Design News, February 23, 2011 I ran across this article in a recent copy of … Continue reading

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Eight Traits of Effective School Boards

The attached article is in this months issue of American School Board Journal. An excellent read for both Board members and community leaders as to what you should expect from your school leaders!

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