Wisconsin School News
The May 2013 issue of Wisconsin School News takes a look at efforts in a small southeastern Wisconsin district to attract students and families, we feature an article that questions the impact of virtual schools on student learning, and, among other articles, we examine technology requirements for the Smarter Balanced assessment.
District of Choice
How a revamped curriculum and improved technology plan helped one district turn around open enrollment numbers
Virtual Schools: Where’s the Evidence?
So far, research tells us little about how online instruction affects student performance
Departments and Columns
Stepping Up to the Plate
John H. Ashley
School Boards Beware
Influential national network calls for elimination of school boards
Julie Underwood, J.D., Ph.D.
WASB Insurance Plan
Onsite medical clinic saves time, money and keeps staff healthier
Communication for Leadership
Exploring Community Engagement
Listening to community members and driving change in your district
Kate Winckler, APR
Joint Finance Begins Final Work on 2013-14 State Budget
Recurring Issues for Board Members