Teacher evaluation systems are being foisted on administrators without the preparation, tools or support needed to make the systems serve their theoretical purpose — improvements in the practice of teaching. "If we expect teacher evaluation to lead to improved instruction and learning in schools, we must provide the tools, resources and knowledge that principals need to implement successful teacher evaluation models," according to Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Catholic schools in Florida will be using a new application for billing and collection of tuition.
From building robust networks to collaborating with other departments to fund new projects, here's what you need to do to keep innovating in the new year.
- By Keith R. Krueger
Members of the League of Innovative Schools share the secrets of their success in implementing and maintaining tech initiatives.
- By Jennifer Demski
Your district may be breaking copyright laws and not even know it. Here's how to protect yourself from liability.
A new integrated solution enables users to complete enrollment and student billing processes through a single web portal.
Providence Public School District in Rhode Island has implemented a new student information system to help administrators make data-driven decisions and simplify student records transfers.
Strict state laws leave little room for error when it comes to securing student information. Fortunately, beefing up data security policies does more than safeguard students.
Geovisual software can help district leaders make data-driven decisions about redistricting, attrition, and transportation.
Jupiter Ed has launched Jupiter iO, a cloud solution that combines a student information system, learning management system, analytics, and gradebook for K-12 schools.