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



    Bold Answers for Hard Questions by Jay P. Goldman

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


    Board-Savvy Superintendent

    Recognizing Your Board for Better Relations by Richard Egli

    Ideas for rewarding and recognizing school board members for their more

    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 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 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 more


    Appointments and retirements of AASA 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 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 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 more