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<br /> DADistrictAdministration<br /> SOLUTIONS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT MANAGEMENT<br /> O<br /> October 2013<br /> Navigating<br /> Special<br /> Education<br /> Disputes<br /> Attorneys advise how districts can<br /> solve parents' concerns 34<br /> Schools bounce back from Sandy<br /> Savvy leadership has classes in session<br /> a year after storm 69<br /> CIO<br /> DISTRICT<br /> Data drives<br /> down costs<br /> How to cut your<br /> operational<br /> expenses 76<br /> www.DistrictAdministration.com<br /> Remedial<br /> reform<br /> Giving students a<br /> better chance to<br /> finish college 61<br /> From private sector<br /> to public schools<br /> Outsiders bring expertise,<br /> but must learn the mission<br /> of education 55<br /> How staff training averted<br /> a tragedy in Georgia 18<br /> Bullying and a suicide:<br /> Are districts doing enough? 16<br /> Let them touch.<br /> Acer recommends Windows 8.<br /> Bri<a title="District Administration October 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=1"> DADistrictAdministration SO</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=2"> Let them touch.</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=3"> Acer recommends Windows 8. Bring learn</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=4"> Contents OCTOBER 2013 FEATURES SPECIAL EDUCATIO</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=5"> Powerful Student Data Management Technologie</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=6"> Breaking news PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=7"> Reliability </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=8"> Lose the paper, keep the hours. </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=9"> Aa HQWV H I I H U V R Q </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=10"> Independent eReading with Comprehension and Vocab</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=11"> Where All Kids Become Mathematicians </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=12"> OnTopic Q&A with David Kirp </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=13"> ®</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=14"> OnTopicQ&A with David Kirp First, the te</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=15"> English Language Arts Mathematics </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=16"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST Managing a District</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=17"> SPONSORED WEB SEMINAR DIGEST </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=18"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate PEOPLE WATCH NEW SUPERINTE</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=19"> We've saved more than $46 million in energy cos</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=20"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate New lessons in emergency r</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=21"> How Can We Help? Learn how GovConnection can h</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=22"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate New technology helps ident</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=23"> </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=24"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate Federal support to improve </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=25"> Head Start cuts 57,000 children due to sequester </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=26"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate Early college high schools</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=27"> FAST FACT All or nearly all school cafeterias in </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=28"> BRIEFINGS NewsUpdate Schools need more rigor to</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=29"> Most Americans unaware of the Common Core, poll s</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=30"> DistrictProfile MERRILLVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS COR</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=31"> SOMETIMES CHANGE IS Amazing ® v.2.0 The Prem</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=32"> DistrictProfile Focusing on freshmen With mor</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=33"> BRIEFINGS CurriculumUpdate Zombies invade STEM </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=34"> Prepare 21st Century Learners for Success Beyond </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=35"> SPONSORED CASE STUDY Long Island stud</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=36"> Navigating Special Education Disputes 34 </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=37"> Attorneys advise how parents and districts can wo</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=38"> Navigating Special Education Disputes and most</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=39"> lost use of an eye when the bully threw a book at</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=40"> Navigating Special Education Disputes to make </a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=41"> Quality SUPPLIERS TO PURCHASE FROM Millions</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=42"> K12 VIDEO GAMES GROW UP Designers create elabor</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=43"> LEARNING DRIVES PLAY To be effective education too</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=44"> K12 VIDEO GAMES GROW UP Tim Hudson, the compan</a> <a title="District Administration October 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f06cd52b?page=45"> “Don't Google without Gaggle” - 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