Faced with declining enrollment and state funding, the Chardon Local Schools in Chardon, Ohio, needed a new plan to ensure its survival. During a roundtable presentation “School District Reconfiguration in Response to Declining Enrollment and Loss of Operating Revenue” at the AASA National Conference on Education on Friday, superintendent Michael Hanlon and assistant superintendent Edward Klein discussed how they used reconfiguration to cut costs in their district without cutting student programs.
Volunteers made quick work Friday morning at AASA’s conference stuffing 1,000 backpacks with food products for needy children in Los Angeles.
The association marks the fifth year of a major social media presence at the national conference, and the lounge leaders share why it’s significant.
His studio created some of the most popular animated series in the 1990s including “Rugrats” and the “The Wild Thornberrys.” However, as the demand changed from storyline-based programs to shows that featured less plot and more random action, the former CEO of Klasky Csupo studios Terry Thoren knew he had to take his skills in a new direction.
The superintendent in Nashville, Tenn., has experienced a rise in student activism and he has some guidance for school leaders on how to be prepared.