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In this age of digital learning, aligning school technology planning with curriculum, assessment, professional learning, and other operational needs is a necessity.
Effective leadership requires the ability to engage stakeholders effectively by building and managing relationships.
The effective use of technology provides tools, resources, data, and supportive systems that increase opportunities for teaching and learning.
To reduce the achievement gap, schools can implement innovative schedules aimed at improving student learning; the use of time is a valuable but often untapped resource.
For a school or district, student data is necessary for an effective educational program.
Districts and schools are faced with the challenge of having to implement, sustain, and evaluate many different innovations, initiatives, and programs simultaneously, with limited resources.
Line-item budgeting is the most widely used of all budgeting models and offers many advantages.
In October 2014, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights reported that access to technology is an important component of equity within U.S. schools.
A more deliberative and thoughtful approach to school budgeting can lead to more efficient and effective spending and a greater focus on student outcomes.
To develop and support an environment where the work of an initial dynamic leader is continued beyond the leader’s tenure, attention must be paid to the challenges of sustainability and adaptation.
For a school or district, designing a model for training and responsive technical support has several advantages.
Operating, leading, and improving schools cannot take place without proper financial resources. Budgets and school funding streams vary from state to state and district to district.