The School Administrator

November 2000A Conversation With KozolThe author on leaders, testing and his renewed hopes

Features

  • Acts of Aggression

    by RUTH E. STERNBERG

    Threats against school leaders from parents and disgruntled employees are forcing educators to consider their personal safety. Ruth Sternberg is a free-lance writer who covers education for The Columbus Dispatch.

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  • A Conversation With KozolThe author of Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol, touches on various themes in a one-on-one with AASA Executive Director Paul Houston.read more | purchase issue
  • Boundary Crossings: A Matter of Residency

    by KIMBERLY REEVES

    School districts are clamping down on illegally enrolled students, while some states encourage interdistrict transfers. Kimberly Reeves is a free-lance education writer in Houston, Texas.read more | purchase issue
  • The Empty Aisles of Marketplace Reform

    by EDWARD B. FISKE AND HELEN F. LADD

    The authors’ study of a decade-long nationwide school choice program in New Zealand leads to cautionary conclusions. Edward Fiske is a free-lance writer and consultant. Helen Ladd is a professor of public policy and economics at the Terry Sanford Institute at Duke University.read more | purchase issue
  • Hog Heaven: A Test of Faith

    by THOMAS W. HARVEY JR.

    How one school leader overcame the most unlikely of controversies and personal doubts to regain his passion for education. Thomas Harvey is superintendent of the Sabine Pass, Texas, Independent School District.read more | purchase issue

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    Eugene G. White


    Superintendent, Metropolitan School District of Washington Township, Indianapolis, Ind.
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    Departments

    Focuses

    A Policy on Paper Could Save Your Web Site by ELLIOTT LEVINE


    Chief reality officer, rSchool.com, Pennsauken, N.J.read more

    The Board Agenda: A Means to Governance Reform by LINDA J. DAWSON AND RANDY QUINN


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    Guest Columns

    What I Learned From Vietnamese Americans by JOSEPH P. BATORY


    Retired superintendent, Upper Darby, Pa.read more

    A Fantasy Fulfilled by LARRY CLINEFELTER


    Superintendent, Laclede County Schools R-1, Conway, Mo.
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    To Value Diversity, Begin With a True View of Past by CLARK ROBENSTINE


    Associate professor of educational leadership, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala.read more
    President’s Corner

    Responding to the Call for Change by BENJAMIN O. CANADA


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    Executive Perspective

    The Gladiator in All of Us by PAUL D. HOUSTON


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    Federal Dateline

    25 Years Without Paying the Bills by JORDAN CROSS


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