The School Administrator

December 1999Forecasting the FutureWhat's ahead for public schools? 16 experts weigh in

Features

  • Fair or Foul? Forecasts for Education On the eve of the 21st century, 16 prognosticators from various fields foretell the short-term future of public education.

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  • An Educational Renaissance

    by MARVIN J. CETRON

     President, Forecasting International, Falls Church, Va., and Kimberley Cetron, teacher, Fairfax County, Va., Public Schoolsread more | purchase issue
  • Maturing Technology and Our Economic Destiny

    by DAVID PEARCE SNYDER

     Principal partner, Snyder Family Enterprise, Bethesda, Md.read more | purchase issue
  • The Uneven Spread and Blurring of Student Diversity

    by HAROLD L. HODGKINSON

     Director, Center for Demographic Policy, Washington, D.C.read more | purchase issue
  • Choice Reigns Outside the Public Sphere

    by JOHN M. McLAUGHLIN

     President, The Education Industry Group, Sioux Falls, S.D.read more | purchase issue
  • Divorce or Remarriage of K-12 and Silicon Valley?

    by CHRIS WHITTLE

     Founder, Edison Schools, New York, N.Y.read more | purchase issue
  • The Incapacity of Our Talent Pool

    by HERBERT I. LONDON

     President, Hudson Institute, Indianapolis, Ind.read more | purchase issue
  • Core Strategies for Reforming Schooling

    by JOSEPH F. MURPHY

     Professor of educational leadership, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn.read more | purchase issue
  • The Future of Schooling: More of the Same?

    by DALE MANN

     Professor of education, Teachers College, Columbia Universityread more | purchase issue
  • A Web View: Education for an Integral Society

    by SALLY J. GOERNER

     Director, Triangle Center for the Study of Complex Systems, Chapel Hill, N.C.read more | purchase issue
  • Putting Union and Management Out of Business

    by LEWIS A. RHODES

     Educational consultant and former AASA associate executive director, Silver Spring, Md.read more | purchase issue
  • Reasons to Learn in the New Village Schoolhouse

    by TONY WAGNER

    Teacher, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Programs in Professional Education, Cambridge, Mass.read more | purchase issue
  • A New Story of Learning and Schooling

    by STEPHANIE PACE MARSHALL

     President, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, Ill.read more | purchase issue
  • What Will We Recall in Our Euphoria?

    by LEON BOTSTEIN

     President, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.read more | purchase issue
  • A Simple Choice: Change or Boil To Death

    by GERRY HOUSE

    Superintendent, Memphis, Tenn., City Schools
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  • Embracing Excellence and Diversity

    by FREEMAN A. HRABOWSKI III

     President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Md.read more | purchase issue
  • The Harder Task of Superintendent Searching

    by JOHN ISAACSON

     President, Isaacson, Miller, Boston, Mass.read more | purchase issue
  • Management by Spontaneity

    by RICHARD M. OLSON AND M. DONALD THOMAS

    Here's the ticket for a new system of organizational leadership that, its authors insist, will outperform all other management systems in the school system environment. Richard Olson is an instructor in applied professions at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, S. C. Donald Thomas, a retired superintendent, is senior partner of the School Management Study Group in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
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Profile

    Milton L. Pippenger by Superintendent, Garden City, Kan


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    Departments

    Guest Columns

    Hidden Rules of the Superintendency by RONALD CALOSS


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    The Seven No-No's of Performance Evaluation by DAVID L. JOHNSTON


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    Is a Ban on Social Promotion Necessary? by CARL O. OLSON


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    President’s Corner

    Fearless Forecasts on Learning, Geography and the Web by JOSEPH J. CIRASUOLO


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    Executive Perspective

    Notions of Space and Time From Home Learners by PAUL D. HOUSTON


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    Federal Dateline

    Lip Service or Real Attention? by NICHOLAS A. PENNING


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