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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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  • Social Media from the Top
    Authored By: Lawrence Hardy, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286031
    School districts know that more people are getting their news from social media. If public schools want to be heard in this new environment – if they, to use an old phrase, want...

  • #Twitterforschoolleaders
    Authored By: Bryan Bullock, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286032
    Twitter offers schools a powerful platform to provide real-time information to students, parents, and community members – and at no cost. Twitter has empowered anyone to share wh...


  • The Challenge of Charters
    Authored By: Del Stover, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286033
    Where state policymakers have adopted sound policies, charters have proven much more likely to provide novel and exciting educational experiences for children. Evidence suggests sta...

  • Respect and Responsibility
    Authored By: Lawrence Hardy, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286034
    Connecticut’s Berlin Board of Education aspires to “boring professionalism.” School board members do more than vote on issues and make policy: They set the tone and model the be...


  • February 2014 Dashboard
    Authored By: Editorial Staff, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286036
    Trends, Board Misperceptions, Reader Panel, National Connection...

  • February 2014 Leaderboard
    Authored By: Kathleen Vail, Thomas J. Gentzel, David A.Pickler, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286035
    From the Editor, Tom on Point, President's Corner...

  • February 2014 Backboard
    Authored By: , Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286046
    Green Strides/Online, Q&A...

  • A New Year in Advocacy
    Authored By: Reginald Felton, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286037
    When different views are expressed at the local school board table regarding local school district policies and programs, the voters expect that these differences will be addre...

  • Texting Alert
    Authored By: Susan Tudor Crowther, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286039
    Teachers soliciting sex from students is not new. However, when it is done via electronic means, it creates its own electronic paper trail. In fact, parents frequently are...

  • What Parents Want
    Authored By: Nora Carr, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286041
    American public schools are consistently portrayed as in a constant state of crisis and failure. To combat this pervasive narrative, public school officials need to offer a compellin...

  • The Costs of Technology
    Authored By: Glenn Cook, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286042
    A variety of low-cost or free tools are now available and accessible online, providing districts and administrators with unprecedented opportunities for collaborative professional d...

  • High School Achievement Paradox
    Authored By: Jim Hull, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286044
    Numbers don’t lie, but they don’t always tell the whole truth. More students than ever are graduating high school on time. Moreover, many are acquiring the equivalent of two to three ...

  • Uniform Results
    Authored By: Editorial Staff, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286045
    School uniform policies aren’t for every school or district. But many of the public school districts that have embraced the program have seen positive results. Here is what sch...

  • Notable Books: Reign of Error
    Authored By: Robert Rader, Date Published: 1/9/2014, Product#: 286052
    Diane Ravitch's new book argues that school reform solutions will lead to a dual system of education...