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Walls, Michael W. – American School Board Journal, 1984
Beloit, Wisconsin's, techniques for good publicity include excellence award patches for students, student-announced radio messages, a yearly newspaper advertisement listing student and staff honors, a teacher of the month program, a staff picnic, district T-shirts for staff's babies, and a club for staff with 25 years' service. (MJL)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media
Eichinger, Lynn – American School Board Journal, 1984
The histories of two alternative programs are compared. Considered a main factor in one program's success is a high level of administrative support; among problems causing the demise of the other are failure to involve the developing committee in the program's implementation and changing the program's emphasis and the students targeted. (MJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Career Exploration, Nontraditional Education, Program Implementation
Johnston, David – American School Board Journal, 1985
Describes a Wisconsin program that successfully computerized the libraries of the entire school system, making them more efficient and enabling better use of professional staff time. (MD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
Levas, Michael G.; Hughes, William – American School Board Journal, 1999
The Greendale (Wisconsin) School District uses sophisticated, two-way communication and marketing strategies to find out community concerns, gain a better understanding of all the groups in the district, create trust, and put constructive criticism to good use. "Relationship" marketing actively seeks out input from both supporters and…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Focus Groups
Hempe, A. Henry; Decker, William – American School Board Journal, 1987
Describes Beloit (Wisconsin) School District's systemwide policy on school-related rights of divorced parents. In 1982, a committee of divorce lawyers, clinical social workers, school administrators, and a judge designed a comprehensive policy (based primarily on "no fault" divorce provisions) governing visits during school hours,…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Child Custody, Divorce, Elementary Secondary Education
Wegmann, Robert G. – American School Board Journal, 1974
Suggests that to use time and money to maximum effectiveness, a candidate should run a 2-level campaign, one directed at issues, the other at making his name known. (WM)
Descriptors: Board Candidates, Boards of Education, Elections, Guides
Martin, David L.; Jones, Philip G. – American School Board Journal, 1974
Describes how the funds and fury of a State teacher union failed to force a rural school board to give in to the demands of illegally striking teachers. (Author)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Collective Bargaining, Employer Employee Relationship, Teacher Administrator Relationship
American School Board Journal, 1976
In one case, the Supreme Court upheld the right of school boards to fire teachers who strike illegally. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Collective Bargaining, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education