Monthly Archives: May 2014

Five Ways to Manage Conflict Before It Manages You

Originally posted on Leading with Trust:
Conflict gets a bad rap. Most people tend to view conflict as a bad thing, automatically assuming it has to be an adversarial win or lose situation. The reality is that conflict is inevitable…

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School nutrition standards to become effective July 1

Originally posted on Maine DOE Newsroom:
Federal school nutrition standards adopted in 2010 will become effective on July 1. The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA) requires that all foods sold on a school campus outside of the school meal…

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Uncommon Denominators: Understanding “Per Pupil” Spending

Originally posted on School Finance 101:
This post is another in my series on data issues in education policy. The point of this post is to encourage readers of education policy research to pay closer attention to the fact that any…

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