The School Administrator

June 2000Tools of ManagementCorporate-style annual reports, total quality processes, ISO 9000

Features

  • Annual Reports Worth Reading

    by KRISTA RAMSEY

    Borrowing from the corporate sector, some school systems produce yearly updates that pack a punch while sparing jargon and puffery.

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  • Quality Assurance Through ISO 9000

    by AMY ZUCKERMAN

    Four school districts pursue a worldwide standard for efficiency and performance once reserved for business and industry.read more | purchase issue
  • Our Application of ISO 9000

    by JANE HAMMOND

    The superintendent in Jefferson County, Colo., believes a business model is making a big difference in the ways her central office works with individual schools.read more | purchase issue
  • When Status Quo Won’t Do

    by JOHN G. CONYERS

    An Illinois school district’s total quality initiative brings rapid performance improvement.read more | purchase issue
  • Where Are All the Women Superintendents?

    by THOMAS E. GLASS

    AASA’s latest study on the profession suggests seven reasons why female numbers still lag in top district posts. Tom Glass is a professor in the department of leadership at University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.read more | purchase issue

Profile

    Terry L. Donicht by Superintendent, Twin Falls, Idaho


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    Departments

    Focus

    Plenty of Religious Expression in Public Schools by CHARLES A. ROHN


    Associate professor of educational leadership, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Ala.read more
    Guest Columns

    Absolutely the Best Dentist by JOHN S. TAYLOR


    Superintendent, Lancaster County School District, Lancaster, S.C.
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    Relatively Speaking, Whose Morals Apply? by SHIRLEY ELLISOR


    Primary school head, Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio, Texas
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    Criticism That's Hard to Swallow by LORNA JIMERSON


     Policy analyst, Rural School and Community Trust, Charlotte, Vt.read more

    The Torrid Tale of a Superintendent’s Secretary by MARILYN L. GRADY


     Professor of educational administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb.read more
    President’s Corner

    A Farewell Amid Optimism by JOSEPH J. CIRASUOLO


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    Executive Perspective

    Not a Great Job But a Wonderful Calling by PAUL D. HOUSTON


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    A Search for Fairness in Medicaid Reimbursements

    A Search for Fairness in Medicaid Reimbursements by JORDAN CROSS


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