Saying “No” When Time Dictates Its Necessity

Saying “no” is about a decision in time. And saying it when you really need to will help you be more productive in the long run. Most of us, at some time, have gotten to a breaking point where we needed to put our foot down. If you have a hard time saying “no,” try these practical tips.

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Schools Partner With Local Hospital to Address Student Mental Health

Faced with rates of adolescent suicide and self-harm that have been among the fastest-rising in the country, the Orange County Department of Education has teamed up with Children’s Hospital of Orange County to boost mental health services on campuses. The partnership will include a streamlined connection between the schools and the hospital system and provide “well spaces” on every campus.

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Public School Enrollment Reportedly Making a Comeback

Districts that experienced dips in student enrollment during the coronavirus pandemic may be headed toward a rebound, according to researchers and anecdotal evidence from some districts. While school leaders worried that students would flee for charter or private schools, private school enrollment actually declined.

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First NAEP Scores Since the Pandemic Began Are Released

The first major release of National Assessment of Educational Progress exam performance since prior to the pandemic shows that fourth grade science scores declined by two points on the 2019 tests compared to 2015 results. The average scores for the fourth and 12th grades showed no change, according to results released recently by the National Assessment Governing Board that administers the NAEP.

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Follow the Leaders: Embrace These Qualities for Success

All leaders want to have a career they can describe as “successful,” and there’s a lot of advice on how to get there. But what are the qualities the world’s top leaders embrace? In an article for Inc.com, David Finkel breaks them down.

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Five Leadership Books to Read This Summer

CASBO leaders are lifelong learners, so with help from teambuilding.com, we’ve curated a list of five books for you to read this summer as part of your self-paced professional development. Check them out, then share with your team!

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