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Advice Shared With Superintendents on Embracing a One-to-One Initiative

The one-to-one technology initiative that is gaining rapid use in K-12 education nationally allows schools to effectively implement technology in the digital age. In the Rowan Salisbury School District in [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:05:35-04:00 February 17, 2018|

Dig Into Data to Raise Graduation Rates, Conference Panelists Suggest

Lexington County, S.C., School District One’s high school graduation rate exceeds 90 percent. On the surface, this looks like a strong, even exceptional outcome for the district. Yet as Gloria [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:04:59-04:00 February 17, 2018|

Incoming President Calls for Colleagues Learning With and From Colleagues in AASA Cohort Initiatives

Chris Gaines, known in AASA circles for his inimitable bow ties and a fondness for describing himself as “just Zack’s dad,” gave a preview of what association members can expect [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:03:12-04:00 February 17, 2018|

To Overcome Rural Challenges, Leaders Discuss Aligning Technology to Available Resources

Most Saturday mornings are spent in bed or sleeping in late, but superintendents from across the country were up early Saturday for an AASA conference session on aligning technology and [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:02:20-04:00 February 17, 2018|

Singing Superintendents Celebrate Music City USA Through Country and Rock ‘n’ Roll

The Singing Superintendents kicked off the 3rd General Session of AASA’s national conference Saturday morning on a patriotic note, beginning with “The Star-Spangled Banner” as a digital flag waved in [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:02:18-04:00 February 17, 2018|

Short-Term Newsroom Staff Delivers Big-Time Conference Coverage Daily

Some might consider the product a daily miracle – the publication that blankets AASA’s national conference in coverage each day. It’s generated by a small staff of professionals mixed in [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:02:11-04:00 February 17, 2018|

Two Illinois Superintendents Share How to Build and Maintain Relationships

Two Illinois school superintendents discussed the value of creating a personal-professional network during an AASA national conference session on Saturday titled “It’s About the Relationships: Balancing the Demands of the [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:01:13-04:00 February 17, 2018|

First Class of 23 Graduates from AASA’s Aspiring Superintendents Academy, Taking a Bow at Conference’s Close

The first-ever class of superintendents and other administrators to graduate from AASA’s Aspiring Superintendents Academy was recognized during the 3rd General Session of AASA’s national conference in Nashville on Saturday [...]

By | 2018-02-17T00:00:13-04:00 February 17, 2018|

AASA Honors Veteran Educators for Distinguished Service

Four veteran educators, plus the immediate past president of the association, received AASA’s  Distinguished Service Award during the 2nd General Session on Friday in Nashville, Tenn. The recipients were: Tacy [...]

By | 2018-02-16T19:14:01-04:00 February 16, 2018|

Smaller Federal Government Means Reduced Presence of Civil Rights Work in Schools, Attorneys Claim

A panel of attorneys discussed, at an AASA conference session Friday, how the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is struggling to keep up with investigations involving public [...]

By | 2018-02-16T00:08:00-04:00 February 16, 2018|

NSBA, AASA Chiefs: Boards, Superintendents Can Find Common Purpose in Promoting Equity

The executive directors of the AASA and NSBA discussed how important equity is when it comes to several hot-button issues involving school shootings, advocacy work and student learning. The two [...]

By | 2018-02-16T00:05:47-04:00 February 16, 2018|

Music Fuels Passions for Public Schooling at AASA’s ‘I Love’ Rally

Outside the Grand Ballroom of Nashville’s Music City Center, a large crowd gathered in support of public education on Friday morning. The energy was rising and the enthusiasm was spreading [...]

By | 2018-02-16T00:04:49-04:00 February 16, 2018|