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June 2006 Number 6, Vol. 63Balancing Athletics and AcademicsEligibility standards, funding, fair play, steroid testing

Features

Profile

    Bold Answers for Hard Questions by Jay P. Goldman


    Guilford County, N.C., Superintendent Terry B. Grier pushes aggressively for whatever he believes in.read more

    Departments

    Board-Savvy Superintendent

    Recognizing Your Board for Better Relations by Richard Egli


    Ideas for rewarding and recognizing school board members for their service.read more
    Focus

    Stacking the Deck During Interviews by Scott M. Koenigsknecht


    A superintendent in Fowler, Mich., shares his subtle process for casting a favorable impression when recruiting teacher candidates.read more
    Guest Columns

    Observations From the Journey of a Master Teacher by Vye Carlile


    As a veteran classroom teacher nears the waning days of her career, she has definitive notions about what made some of her administrators successful and others less so.read more

    The Other National Security Issue by Thomas L. Rogers and Paul D. Houston


    Linking public education to the economy and national security is no longer hyperbole.read more
    People

    People


    Appointments and retirements of AASA members.read more
    Tech Leadership

    Investigating Staff Misuse of District Technology by Brett Nizschke


    A school attorney suggests ways to deal with staff members who surf pornographic sites, waste hours in personal e-mailing or use computers for inappropriate chat sessionsread more
    President's Corner

    Reflections on the Year by David E. Gee


    The outgoing president expresses gratitude for the opportunity to lead this association.read more
    Executive Perspective

    The Road to Hana by Paul D. Houston


    Reflecting on his trip to Maui, AASA’s executive director separates the importance of the journey from the final destination.read more
    Federal Dateline

    Three Wishes for a Better ESEA by Mary Kusler


    The assistant director of government relations at AASA shares a three-part focus for yielding a more effective federal education act, due for reauthorization.read more