Monthly Archives: March 2010

Professional Development–If Not a Workshop, then What?

As school budgets continue to contract, districts find themselves faced with the unenviable task of deciding what cuts can be made. To the credit of district leaders and school boards, many are prioritizing their decisions based on cuts that will … Continue reading

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Leadership at It’s Best

We’ve heard it before. There is opportunity in every crisis. I’m not sure where you are located, but in Kansas you’d be hard-pressed not to notice that there is a financial crisis that is casting a long shadow of loom … Continue reading

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Are we asking the wrong questions?

Like many educators I’m on several listserves. In fact, I often find myself on information overload, and was just discussing with a colleague this morning, that I generally survey everything that comes to my inbox (assuming it’s not spam of … Continue reading

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Surprises about the 4-Day School Week

Educational leaders joined virtually and in person to learn more about the merits and challenges of a 4-Day School Week on Friday, February 26, 2010. Jerry Cullan, Superintendent at Barber County North and Randy Rivers, Superintendent of Leon/Bluestem shared their … Continue reading

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