Volume: 2007 Issue: 309/17/2007 PDF
President's MessageCarl Fong 09/17/2007
Summer¡¯s here and the theme for this issue is ¡°data management. more..
Best PracticesPhil Scrivano 09/17/2007
When I first started bringing Internet resources into the educational setting, we used public addresses statically assigned to each computer. more..
The Importance of Data SecurityLinda Sharp 09/17/2007
Schools are information-rich environments and data is critical as we conduct day-to-day operations. more..
Student Performance Data and the Era of AccountabilityAlan Grulich 09/17/2007
In our era of accountability, data is everywhere. more..
Consolidate, Integrate, InteroperateStephen Choi 09/17/2007
At San Marino Unified School District (SMUSD) we focus on creating and maintaining learning environments that encourage each student to develop his/her intellectual, social, and personal qualities in order to participate fully in an interconnected community—be it local or global. more..
A Success Story: Poway’s “TIM”Charlie Garten 09/17/2007
Eight years ago when Ray Wilson, the new director of assessment entered my office with an eight-inch thick, three-ring binder under his arm, I said, “Nice doorstop. more..
Finding and Using Electronic Learning Assessment Resources to Inform Instructional DecisionsJohn Cradler 09/17/2007
In the last 20 years, technology has emerged as a useful and necessary tool enabling educators to access, interpret and apply student data to plan and inform instructional decisions. more..
Charlie passed away on July 3, 2007 after living with and mostly transcending leukemia for 21 years. more..
Forensic FocusAndrew Prestage 09/17/2007
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E-rate UpdateFred Brakeman 09/17/2007
Recently a second Microsoft settlement was announced and letters were sent to state and local government entities in California notifying them of their share of the $70-million class-action settlement resolving certain anti-trust-claims against Microsoft Corporation. more..
Member ProfileLisa Kopochinski 09/17/2007
DataBus: What is your title and responsibilities at the Hesperia Unified School District? Where is Hesperia located? DM: I’m the director of information technology. more..