Administr@tor Magazine
May 2007

No Place Like Home
Do you know how to spot a homeless child? You should. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requires districts to provide services for homeless students. Find out how to spot the signs of homelessness and train staff to handle it.

Dialing for Dollars
Save serious cash by taking your phone system to the Internet. Today’s voice over Internet telephone networks are reliable and versatile. Here’s how one district found success.

Don’t Get Served
When schools get sued, everyone loses. But it isn’t easy to avoid legal pitfalls in our litigious society. Here, administrators who’ve been there tell you how to avoid the courtroom.

All for One
In her new book, Widening the Circle, Mara Sapon-Shevin discusses how all kids can benefit from inclusive classrooms.

Newsmaker: Education’s Cold Reality
Interview with Ed Burns, former teacher, ex-cop, and creator of HBO’s "The Wire."

Reading Intervention
Find out what four district leaders think about the intervention system they use.