Omaha schools innovate to solve labor woes
- THE Business Side OF THE House. Grier, Terry B.; Ozment, Sharon // American School Board Journal;May2004, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p24
Focuses on the actions taken by Guilford County Schools in North Carolina in response to the reductions in funding despite a period of growth from 2001 to 2004. Areas that have been given attention to generate meaningful savings though cost avoidance and reduction in expenses; Findings of the...
- Office consolidation will save Baltimore County (Md.) district $1.5 million a year. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;8/3/2012, p2
The article reports on the decision of Baltimore County school system in Maryland to start moving some of its employees into vacant county government space in downtown Towson, a move that officials say will save 1.5 million U.S. dollars annually.
- School Rules. Young, Ben // Georgia Trend;Jan2003, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p104
Features Bleckley County School System of Georgia. Percentage rise in enrollment; Awards and achievements of the System; Views of System superintendent Dr. L.C. Evans on its success.
- Troubled West Virginia District Invites State to Take Over. Fine, Lisa // Education Week;11/21/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p9
Reports on the problems in the McDowell County schools in West Virginia. Attendance of teachers coming to schools; Failure of the district in arranging the schedules for the substitute teachers; Appointment of Mark A. Manchin as the superintendent of the district.
- PFI may be used to tackle schools' backlog problems. // Public Finance;03/21/97, p14
Reports on the proposed use of the private finance initiative to solve backlog maintenance problems in Great Britain's county schools. Estimated costs of maintenance and repairs.
- Altering school bus schedules can save funds, but disrupt family schedules. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;7/ 9/2012, p3
The article reports that South Washington County Schools in Minnesota, Minneapolis changed start and end times for elementary and middle schools, as well as area private schools to save 480,000 U.S. dollars a year.
- Nationally Recognized Schools. Young, Ben // Georgia Trend;Aug2002, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p47
Focuses on the quality of the Forsyth County School System educational program in Forsyth County, Georgia. Evidence on the national recognition of the program; Advantage of the program for graduating students; Significance of the program for the industrial workforce.
- Stability and Change in a Profession: Two Decades of Teacher Attitudes, 1964-1984. Kottkamp, Robert B.; Provenzo Jr., Eugene F.; Cohn, Marilyn M. // Phi Delta Kappan;Apr86, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p559
Examines the stability and change in the teaching profession using the 1984 survey data collected from teachers in Dade County schools in Florida. Change in the ethnic composition of the teaching force; Teacher attitudes and perceptions; Teachers' feelings about job and workplace; Kinds of...
- Business, Home, and School: Cooperating to Develop Lifelong Readers. Bellack, Alison R.; Hallin, Carlyn K. // Phi Delta Kappan;Jan89, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p415
Focuses on a reading and language arts program implemented by the Pinellas County schools in Florida. Goal to promote the lifelong habit of reading; Importance of independent reading by children, of parents' reading to children and of parent/school cooperation; Rewards provided by the school...