Lawsuits Seek to Halt Arkansas Schools Consolidation
- Big PLANS. YERACE, FELIX // Leadership for Student Activities;Dec2013, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p22
The article discusses the significant of planning as the key factor to consider by student councils in smaller schools to find success in councils. It states the important of working cooperatively with one another particularly the sponsors of different activities to avoid overlapping in...
- East Bernard moves to 26-2A. KONVICKA, MIKE // East Bernard Express (TX);2/7/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p1
The article reports on the biyearly realignment made by the University Interscholastic League that affects all five schools in Wharton County including East Bernard which will be in a new Class 2A district in Texas.
- Heads of small schools. Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest;Nov91, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p38
Discusses findings of the article `What Administrators of Small Schools Do,' by M. Perry and Thomas H. Perry in the March 1991 issue of `NASSP Bulletin.' Decrease in percentage of time perceived as spent on instructional leadership; More.
- How BIG Should Schools and Districts Be? Ornstein, Allan C. // Education Digest;Oct90, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p44
This articles asserts that small schools and schools districts are better than large ones in the U.S. Over the last 50 years, studies that suggest optimal size have focused on course analysis, curriculum offerings, staffing and student achievement. Historically, the minimum size tends to...
- In N.Y.C., Fast-Paced Drive for Small Schools. Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week;6/23/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p1
New York City is far from alone in embracing the concept of smaller, more personalized high schools committed to challenging academic standards for all students. Not content to let the city's existing small schools gradually inspire imitators, leaders of the 1.1 million-student district are...
- Welsh schoolchildren object to rural school closures. // Education (14637073);6/9/2006, Issue 224, p5
This article reports on the petition delivered by Welsh primary pupils from Llandinam in mid-Wales to the Welsh Assembly to defend all small schools across Wales from large-scale closures. According to a Welsh Assembly spokesman, the closure of schools were necessary due to the fact that by...
- . . . a school board candidate wanted equal time? // American School Board Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 190 Issue 12, p72
Discusses whether a school board candidate should be allowed to make any reference to campaigns, issues, or their opponents when speaking at back-to-school nights where they have a chance to meet many parents for the first time. Arguments about the issue.
- Impressions of Leadership. Smith, Agnes // Principal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p66
The article discusses leadership quality in school principals. Educationist Charlie Hollar describes successful principals as leaders who know the direction they want their schools to take. The author of this article argues that his first principal, Lena Syltie, certainly knew the direction she...
- Let's Experiment. Swanson, J. Chester // Education Digest;Nov1947, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p32
The article presents a reprint of the article "Let's experiment," by J. Chester Swanson, which appeared in the August 1947 issue of the "School Business Affairs." It reports on educational trends in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The author proposes that school business officials consider adopting...