ASBJ - August 2017

The 2017 Magna Awards

We help you wade through the noise and the fads of school security in this issue of ASBJ. Our cover story, “Trending in School Security,” offers up a solid look at cutting-edge, and tried-and-true, ways to keep your students and staff safe at school.

On the Cover

Trending in School Security
Del Stover
Keeping up to keep students safe


Jailed Parents, Hurt Children
Leila Morsy
Mass incarceration is lowering student achievement

Critical Communication
Erik Endress
In a crisis, parents want to know: ‘Is my child OK?’

‘13 Reasons Why’ to Take Action
Glenn Cook
A Netflix series on teen suicide sparks concerns about student safety

Fighting Institutional Racism
Del Stover
A Florida school board adopts a racial equity policy


Kathleen Vail, Thomas J. Gentzel, Kevin E. Ciak

Public Advocacy
Electronic School
Seeking Counsel

Explore the latest education trends.

Q&A: Leading large-scale change'

Online Only Articles

Digital Portfolio Assessments
Chris Besse
This tool can communicate information about learning

Backward by Design
Thomas Hughes
Changing hire practices is difficult, but essential

No ordinary day
Every school in every area of the country serves vastly different students and communities.

What’s Your Mission?
Denise Schares
Mission statements answer the question, “why do we exist?”

Getting The Best Principal
Robert L. Zorn
A principal has a pivotal role in the success of any school.

The Thinking Classroom
Carrie DeWaters
Differentiated or personalized instruction is a common practice in many schools.


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