ASBJ - June 2018

In February, 17 students died in at their high school in Parkland, Florida, in the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook. Outraged, the Parkland survivors started a movement that spurred student walkouts and protests all over the country. In our cover story, “Generation Why” contributing editor Glenn Cook looks at the roots of student movements and the importance of allowing students to be heard.

“Students Speak,” Cook’s photo essay of the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C., includes interviews with students who attended the march.

On the Cover

Generation Why
Students find their voice in the wake of tragedy


Students Speak

Vulnerable Targets
Michelle Healy
Protecting student and employee data in the cyber age

Dreamers Who Do
Ann Flynn
NSBA’s 2018 Technology Innovation companies

Long View Leadership
Anna Deese
Cyberterrorism spurs a Montana board to go beyond knee-jerk reactions

Perseverance In Puerto Rico
Jeri Rowe
District official finds inspiration in trip to storm-ravaged island

A Different Lens
Michelle Healy
Why do we view inner-city violence differently than suburban violence?

Combating negative stories
Micah Ali
CUBE Steering Committee Chair


Kathleen Vail, Thomas J. Gentzel, Frank C. Pugh

Public Advocacy
Seeking Counsel

Explore the latest education trends.

Business of Education
Accountability and Transparency

Q&A: Visionary educator Will Richardson

Online Only Articles

Principal as Politician
Ricardo “Rocky” Torres
Politics are as important as pedagogy in raising achievement

Understanding Transgender Students
David Campos
Helping transgender students feel accepted starts with understanding

Leadership and the ‘Fifth Discipline’
James Leatherman
Peter Senge’s work on systems thinking applies to school leadership

Rethinking Parent-Teacher Conferences
Thomas Von Soelen
A fourth-grade team makes the ubiquitous conferences more meaningful

Support for High-Quality Instruction

High-Quality Teaching for Equity
Sheena Hervey and Erick Witherspoon

Commotio Cordis and Your Duty of Care
Rob Vito

Paperless, Property Taxes, and the Price of Progress

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