Administr@tor Magazine
October/November 2006

Best of Class
The Intel and Scholastic Schools of Distinction Award winners prove that great schools are created when determined educators work together.

Failure of Leadership?
Camden (NJ) School Districtís leaders have clearly dropped the ball. Hereís a look at what went so wrong, what must change, and what you can learn from this districtís failures.

Corridor of Shame
Student photographers in South Carolina and Maryland document decrepit conditions in their schools. Will legislators take notice?

The Future of Foreign Languages
Forward-thinking districts nationwide are implementing Chinese- and Arabic-language programs. Why itís time you join them.

Taming the Wild West of Teacher Ed
Arthur E. Levine blasts the state of teacher education, then lays out a sweeping reform plan.

The Writing Plot
This suburban New York district developed a new and improved writing curriculum by letting teachers teach, then analyzing the data.