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Welcome to "The American School Board Journal" store. You can browse through our PDF articles by year and issue back through 2002. All of the articles are priced at $5.00 each. Just select the documents you want, create your account, enter your credit card information, and the document will be immediately available for download and printing. Document downloads will remain active in your account for 30 days from the date of purchase.

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  • Separate and Unequal
    Authored By: Del Stover, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286284
    Few would argue against the notion that a diverse student population in a school that offers a world-class education is the ideal. For many school leaders, however, the question is ...


  • Unintended Consequences
    Authored By: Lawrence Hardy, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286285
    The Affordable Care Act designates anyone working 30 hours or more a week as a full-time employee who must be offered health insurance. Because school districts typically hire m...

  • Lonely at the Top
    Authored By: Maria Collar, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286286
    What is the difference between management and leadership? Ultimately, it boils down to knowing that managers know how to do things and leaders know exactly which things to do. How...

  • Great Teaching, Big Results
    Authored By: Terry B. Grier, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286287
    Challenges like low college-readiness rates and academic performance that lags behind much of the developed world weren’t created overnight. We can’t solve them overnight, eithe...

  • Shift Happens
    Authored By: Ann Lee Flynn, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286288
    At a time when the daily mantra in many districts has become “do more with less,” it’s understandable that keeping up with technological advances might not be a top priority. But...


  • Weathering the Storm
    Authored By: Reginald Felton, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286297
    NSBA remains concerned that President Obama’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 does not include badly needed increases in two of the most foundational formula programs for s...

  • The Affordable Care Act: Are We there Yet?
    Authored By: Jessica Rogers, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286298
    With yet another delay in the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, this year is a great time to start analyzing your current workforce and to make sure you have the right dat...

  • Standing Up for Public Education
    Authored By: Lawrence Hardy, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286299
    Earvin “Magic” Johnson is now one of three celebrity spokespersons for NSBA’s National Campaign, along with television personality Montel Williams and educator Sal Khan. With pu...

  • Snow Days
    Authored By: Glenn Cook, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286300
    To offset Mother Nature’s unpredictable nature, school boards typically pad the calendars with extra days to ensure that instruction can be completed in time for state testing. But ...

  • Removing Barriers
    Authored By: Jordan Belton, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286301
    Research verifies that when parents create school-friendly environments at home and communicate with educators, their children tend to benefit. Sketchy communication lines and so...

  • Rewarding Healthy Choices
    Authored By: Editorial Staff, Date Published: 5/5/2014, Product#: 286302
    Healthy employees are happy employees. They are also good for an organization’s budget. They take fewer sick days and show up at emergency rooms and doctors’ offices at a lower...