American School Board Journal

Perseverance In Puerto Rico

District Official Finds Inspiration In Trip To Storm-Ravaged Island

Jeri Rowe

Julius Monk will have the scene etched in his mind forever—a concrete slab, a classroom with no roof, and a principal asking him for a list of supplies to make the repairs.

Monk had to tell her. No amount of supplies would make it right. The school needed major work, and it had to remain closed.

Long View Leadership

Cyberterrorism Spurs A Montana Board To Go Beyond Knee-jerk Reactions

Anna Deese

The Flathead Valley in northwest Montana had a rocky start to the 2017-18 school year.

Dreamers Who Do

NSBA’s 2018 Technology Innovation companies

Ann Flynn

Throughout history, authors, entrepreneurs, and inventors have shared their thoughts on innovation, a concept often defined as the intersection of creativity and technology. Those elements are at the heart of the solutions developed by companies selected for the National School Boards Association’s annual Technology Innovation Showcase.

Vulnerable Targets

Protecting Student And Employee Data In The Cyber Age

Michelle Healy

Students Speak

THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS, PARENTS, educators, and others came out for the March for Our Lives on March 24. Organized by the Parkland High School shooting survivors, the marches were held in Washington, D.C., and in 800 other cities in the U.S. and internationally to protest for stronger gun control laws.

These students were interviewed at the Washington, D.C., march.

Generation Why

Students find their voice in the wake of tragedy

Story and photos by Glenn Cook

On Valentine’s Day, Lucy Calderon and Cameron Daniel saw how a “close-to-home story” could take on a much larger scale. That’s when a gunman walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and opened fire, killing 14 students and three teachers in just 6 minutes and 30 seconds.

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.


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