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Take your imag</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=4"> Connect Learning and Life College and Career R</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=5"> SPONSORED CASE STUDY Online platform aggregates </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=6"> Contents AUGUST 2013 FEATURES CURRICULUM MOOCs g</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=7"> Powerful Student Data Management Technologie</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=8"> Breaking news PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYST</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=9"> t*OUFSBDUJWF1SPKFDUPST t%PDVNFOU$BNFSBT Reliab</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=10"> Attention DA Readers Name This Year's Top Product</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=11"> I WILL OPTIMIZE THE NETWORK. 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ETHER</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=14"> OnTopic </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=15"> “ ” HI GHEBSraTnR</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=16"> OnTopic Speaking of ACT, what are you doing </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=17"> </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=18"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST How to Successfully</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=19"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST Gathering the</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=20"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate By Alison DeNisco PEO</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=21"> We've saved more than $46 million in energy cos</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=22"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate Superintendent Paul Vallas</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=23"> </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=24"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate `Walls to Windows' immerse</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=25"> Texas truancy law challenged A Texas law that for</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=26"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate Redesigning high school fo</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=27"> Prepare 21st Century Learners for Success Beyond </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=28"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST Meeting the Demand </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=29"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=30"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate NEA loses members due to b</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=31"> Who Said Mastering Mathematics </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=32"> BRIEFINGS CommonCoreNews By Lauren Williams M</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=33"> Logistics and Distribution Asset Disposal an</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=34"> AdministratorProfile TOM JOHNSTONE, SUPERINTENDENT</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=35"> “Whenever I talk about good super- intendent </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=36"> MOOCs go toK12 Higher ed trend expanding high </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=37"> designed specifically for K12 students, Explor</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=38"> MOOCsgotoK12 combining MOOCs with live classroo</a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=39"> schools of education, including the Uni- versity </a> <a title="District Administration August 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ede0bc?page=40"> Are Teacher Evaluations MAKING THE GRADE? 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