TITLE

Education in the Limelight, at Long Last

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
District Administration;Aug2009, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article introduces various reports contained within the issue including one on mayoral control of schools and one on issues in creating recovery schools. Thoughts on challenges facing school administrators in August 2009, such as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act requirements, the Common Core State Standards Initiative, and state education budget shortfalls, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
43458590

 

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