California School Business News

California School Business News

By: Molly McGee Hewitt | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Collegiality ...

The term “collegiality” has nothing to do with college. But it has everything to do with your colleagues, co-workers and work team. Collegiality is a word used to describe a positive working environment. The notion that when colleagues join together and marshal their resources, they make the work lighter, more productive and more enjoyable. 

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

Once a revolutionary technology that allowed two people to mutually converse across distances great or small, the phone call is in danger of becoming obsolete. Among the Millennial generation, mobile and social apps have all but replaced a phone call as being the faster and more efficient way to converse ... not to mention a good way to avoid possible conflict.

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

If you want to be happier, Kira M. Newman of the Greater Good Science Center at U.C. Berkeley says you should focus on your relationships.

Nearly 1,200 Germans explored this question in a recent study, and then Julia M. Rohrer and her colleagues followed up with them a year later to find out how happy they felt.

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

The 9-to-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity, says Benjamin P. Hardy in Inc. In fact, the most productive countries have the shortest workdays. If you're like most people, you probably want to make a great income doing work you love that also provides lots of flexibility in your schedule.

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

Between the creation of a social rating system and street cameras with facial recognition capabilities, technology reports coming out of China have raised serious concerns for privacy advocates, according to an EdSurge report. These concerns are heightened as Chinese investors get involved in the U.S. education technology space, acquiring companies with millions of public school users.

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

One in five school police officers say their school is not prepared to handle an active-shooter situation, according to a nationally representative survey of school resource officers conducted recently by the Education Week Research Center.

By: | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

California school districts will share $300 million in the new school year to help students with the lowest test scores improve their performance. 

The appropriation in the new state budget will mean districts will get about $2,000 for each of the estimated 146,000 students designated for the funding, according to a report on EdSource.com.

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

Are you planning on accelerating your school business career with some continuing education and/or training this year? Apply for a Robert “Bob” Reeves Scholarship and get a chance to defray your education costs!

Available to eligible CASBO members* and sponsored by the Associate Member Committee, this scholarship is a tribute to Robert E. Reeves, longtime CASBO member and treasurer who passed away August 30, 2006.

By: Joyce Tribbey | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

Due to a recent vacancy, the CASBO Nominations & Elections Committee recently solicited candidates to fulfill a partial term of service as our San Diego/Imperial Section State Director. We received applications from two qualified candidates, so that means ... a new online election!

By: Joyce Tribbey | Thursday, July 5, 2018

The deadline to vote for Central Section Director IV and Central Section Secretary is near! All eligible Central Section members1 have an opportunity to add their voice to CASBO governance by casting their ballot.

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