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School Risk Group Leaders Ready for Challenges

Mar 11, 2009 by Lee Gaby

About 40 staff members and trustees of school risk groups will be heading home today from the Spring Conference of the Association of Governmental Risk Pools. (AGRIP) They were engaged for 2 1/2 days of presentations, special events and small group meetings with insurance industry representatives. At times, the scene in the restaurants, lounges and lobby of the conference hotel was like a beehive, with brokers and re...

Hollywood Filmmakers Use Public Schools

Feb 27, 2009 by Lee Gaby

Memorial Stadium in Dekalb County was one of the sites used in the film “We Are Marshall.” If your school district has an opportunity for national exposure and onsite use by film producers, you can find a special Facility Use Agreement in the Institute Topical Library. Mike Florio, risk manager for Dekalb County Schools would be happy to share his hollywood contract negotiation experience with you. The In...

Superintendent Meeting in San Francisco Offers Ideas and Good News to Risk Managers

Feb 19, 2009 by Lee Gaby

The American Association of School Administrators opened its Annual Conference today with a variety of presentations. School PR experts told attendees that communication must run both ways. Former Fairfax County, Va., school communicators, Meg Carnes and Kitty Porterfield urged moving away from one-way model of school communication and embracing the role of Web 2.0 among multi-generational school stakeholders. They...

School Leader is New President of Governmental Pool Group

Feb 12, 2009 by Lee Gaby

The Association of Governmental Risk Pools (AGRIP) announced that Cheryle Mangels,ARM, has been chosen to serve as President of the organization for a two-year term of office. Ms. Mangels is the Executive Director of the Colorado School Districts Self-Insurance Pool. (CSDIP)

Baseball Not Equal to Softball In Indiana

Feb 5, 2009 by Lee Gaby

Female athletes in Indiana just got a break from the Indiana High School Athletic Association, which has avoided a lawsuit over the issue of whether softball and baseball are comparable sports. The IHSAA board recently voted 18-9 to let girls try out for baseball, even if their school has a softball team. Prior to this decision, girls could participate on a boys’ teams in baseball, basketball, football, soccer ...

Tagged: gender equity in sports

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