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From the Editor The Launch of District CIO RECENT READERSHIP STUDIES SHOW THAT DA MAGAZINE PLAYS AN essential role in informing high-level school administrators about a wide array of topical issues. In each issue, we cover current trends and pressing issues in K12 education, along with emerging technologies, leadership issues and management strategies. We have worked closely with the ed tech industry and education trailblazers to deliver in-depth and unbiased coverage of cutting edge technology that you need to be informed about in order to continually improve student achievement and administrative efficiencies. District CIO will As technology has come to play a larger role in school districts, superintendents, business officials, curriculum directors and other cover issues of are informing special interest to all senior district leaders howincreasingly technologyand influencing strategic decisions in best to use across the district senior district-level in both academic applications and district operations. Because of that, in this issue, we’re launching the first section executives from a of a topic we’ve covered for years, but not through formal CIO perspective. identification: District CIO. In the pages of our magazine, on a monthly basis, District CIO will cover issues of special interest to all senior district-level executives from a CIO perspective. In early 2012, we’ll extend District CIO online, with a resource center on DistrictAdministration.com, enewsletters, and a series of distinguished lecture Web seminars. In District CIO this month, among other topics, we offer input from industry experts and district leaders about the realities and challenges of cloud computing, including its impact on student computing. Given the advent of cloud computing, student-owned mobile devices and the software-as-a-service model, we ask, how much computing power and hardware do students really need today? And thank you for keeping your suggestions coming. Your feedback continues to be an essential source of content. Judy Faust Hartnett, Editor in Chief jhartnett@districtadministration.com Follow DA_Magazine )# xeH nI ( sroloC Don’t miss out on Disney’s Planet Challenge. See page 15. resaet ni sraeppa ehs sA 0572C3 9B7861 3F0DA9 B59C1D 000000 10 October 2011 District Administration http://www.DistrictAdministration.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of District Administration - October 2011

District Administration - October 2011
Contents
From the Editor
Letters
News Update
Transportation Update
District Profile
Administrator Profile
Building a Blended Learning Program
How Are Science Fairs Fairing?
A New Age for Algebra
Early College High Schools
Changing of the Guard in Florida
CIO News
How Much Computing Power Do You Need?
An Unconventional Approach to 1:1
New Books
Problem/ Solution
Research Center
Product Focus
New Products
Professional Opinion
Going Mobile
Online Edge

District Administration - October 2011

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