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California School Business News

By: | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

As districts continue to announce reopening plans and dates, many experts say that while plans should rely on science, they should also rely on something more difficult to measure: trust.

This is especially true for Black and brown families, which are disproportionately represented in the COVID-19 death toll; and Black teachers who, according to a National Education Association survey, are half as likely to have been vaccinated as their white peers.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

Many organizations have committed to diversifying their leadership and promoting more women of color to senior positions. But to do that, they may find that their leadership criteria need an update, say Marlett Jackson and Paria Rajai for Harvard Business Review.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

We live in world where quite a few people view kindness as weakness, especially in the workplace. But according to Shola Richards, consultant, author, blogger and a keynote speaker at the CASBO 2021 Annual Conference & California School Business Expo, kindness is a force that connects people and is the most powerful force available to us to positively change the world.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

We’ve all heard the adage, typically applied to relationships, that you can’t change someone, so it’s better to accept them as they are. Author and organizational psychologist Adam Grant has a new tip that relates to the workplace: Don’t try to change someone else’s mind. Instead, help them find their own motivation to change.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond recently announced the new “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to bold, revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

New data from GBH Education and PBS Learning Media collected through two waves of surveys (in February-March and June 2020) reveals that 13% of teachers had never used digital media services in their classrooms until schools transitioned to remote learning.

By: | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

Nearly a year after schools shut down due to the pandemic, most U.S. students are still experiencing learning disruptions in some form.

In response, some education leaders are calling for a massive reinvention of education, much like the Marshall Plan of post-World War II. It will be expensive — one estimate says $12,000 per student over five years, or about a 20% increase for large districts. But what’s the cost of not fixing it?

By: Joyce Tribbey, Manager, Communications | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

Registration continues for our 2021 Annual Conference & California School Business Expo and we've got an important update. Since opening registration last month, we've finalized our conference program. So, if you're interested in attending our first-ever virtual conference but just needed a little more to go on before making that decision to join us, we've got that handled!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Manager, Communications | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

With 2021 well underway and the glow of the holidays behind us, CASBO wishes everyone in our network well, with sincere hopes that your districts and schools are successfully humming along!

By: Joyce Tribbey, Manager, Communications | Tuesday, February 23, 2021

 

Our program agenda for the next session of our Micro-Summit Series is now available! Our second session in the human resources discipline, to be held on Friday, March 19, 2021, will present sessions tailored to help you cope not only during the pandemic, but beyond!

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