School Climate & Safety 'This Could Be Our School': Educators Grapple With Anger and Loss After Uvalde Shooting
While some students seemed blissfully unaware of the Texas school shooting, some educators worried about their safety.
Three and 4-year-old students in Kim Manning's early childhood education class at Traylor Academy in Denver, Colo., listen to a discussion about school safety on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, after the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Three and 4-year-olds in in an early-childhood class at Traylor Academy in Denver listen to a discussion about school safety after the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Courtesy of Kim Manning Ursetta
School Climate & Safety Opinion A Devastated Teacher's Plea for Gun Reform
I spent my whole teaching career preparing for a school shooting. I don’t want my newborn son to start school with the same threat.
Mary M. McConnaha
4 min read
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
Dario Lopez-Mills/AP
School Climate & Safety After Texas School Shooting, a Familiar Fight About How to Make Schools Safe
Lawmakers, advocates, and the public once again debate how to make "never again" a reality.
7 min read
Two Texas Troopers light a candle at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing several fourth-graders and their teachers.
Two Texas Troopers light a candle at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, a day after 19 children and two teachers were killed by a gunman in their school.
Jae C. Hong/AP
Teaching Profession Teachers in Texas Shooting Died Trying to Shield Students, Their Families Say
Eva Mireles and Irma Garcia, both veteran teachers, co-taught a 4th grade class at their Uvalde, Texas, elementary school.
3 min read
Equity & Diversity Want to Build a Kinder, More Inclusive School? These Students Have Ideas
Students from across the U.S. present concrete solutions. The most important one: Listen to them.
4 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Student Anxiety Is Rising. Here’s What Helps—and What Doesn’t
Parents' natural inclination is to step in and eliminate their children's stress.
Tracy Dennis-Tiwary
2 min read

Trending Topics

Mental Health
The pandemic has taken a toll on student and staff mental health. See how schools and districts can help.
Read More
Race
The latest news and perspectives on diversity, equity, and how race and racism are addressed in schools.
Read More
Social-Emotional Learning
Amid the disruptions caused by the pandemic, interest in SEL is surging among educators and parents.
Read More

Special Reports

Case Study: The Hard Transition to 1-to-1 Computing Continues
Eighty-five percent of educators said their districts now have a device for each individual student at all grade levels.
6 min read
What Schools Can Do Now to Ensure Their New Technology Lasts Beyond the COVID Cash Boom
Devices bought with federal emergency funds are going to be outdated in a few years, with no new money to replace them.
8 min read
What We've Learned From a Quarter Century of 1-to-1 Computing
A school district tech expert outlines how the expanded use of laptops in schools has created opportunities and challenges.
4 min read
What the Massive Shift to 1-to-1 Computing Means for Schools, in Charts
1-to-1 computing has expanded at a rate few could have imagined prior to the pandemic, creating opportunities and problems.
1 min read

Resources

This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Classroom Technology Whitepaper
In Defense of Devices: Developing Tech Fluency for Whole Student Success
This Whitepaper explores the ways in which devices put a diversity of options at students’ fingertips, allowing them to take what they le...
Content provided by SMART
Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Mental Health
This Spotlight will help you assess the stressors affecting student mental health, explore mental well-being resources in schools, and more.

Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Healthy Schools
This Spotlight will help you discover how health and wellness can create a transformative school environment and more.

The Latest

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Multimedia

Curriculum Video Planes, Drones, and Mathematics: How One Aviation Curriculum Is Opening Doors for Students
Students across the country are learning problem-solving skills in a curriculum that prepares them for careers in the aviation industry.
Sophomore Byron Barksdale, left, and classmates from Magruder High School’s aviation program examine the inside of a charter plane at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Md., on April 6, 2022.
Sophomore Byron Barksdale, left, and classmates from Magruder High School’s aviation program examine the inside of a charter plane at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Md., on April 6, 2022.
Jaclyn Borowski/Education Week
Student Well-Being Video Inside Latino Parents' Push for Healthy, Culturally Appropriate School Lunches
Parents in one Colorado district want to see the same improvements to school lunches that were achieved in a neighboring district.
1 min read
Student Well-Being Video A Parent Looks Back On a Successful District-Parent Collaboration
In one Colorado district, parents advocated for improved school meals, and succeeded in bringing about significant change.
2:41
Student Well-Being Video Fighting for Food With a Video Campaign
Feeling unheard, parents launched a video campaign to build support for their advocacy efforts around school lunches.
3:51

Events

EdWeek Market Brief

Purchasing Alert Virginia District Seeks Psychological Services; Oregon System Wants English Language Software
A district in Virginia wants psychological services while a system in Oregon wants English language software.
Jolie Radunich
1 min read
Marketplace K-12 District Voices, Data Insights, In-Depth Discussions: Join the EdWeek Market Brief Online Summit
The EdWeek Market Brief online summit, held June 7-9, will allow companies to hear from district administrators from LAUSD; Clark County, Nev.; Wake County, N.C.; Chicago; Baltimore; Oakland, Calif., and more.
2 min read
Fundamentals Two-Minute Tip: 3 Pointers for Reading a District Strategic Plan
In this video, EdWeek Market Brief Staff Writer Emma Kate Fittes talks about what vendors need to look for when they read the key district academic and financial blueprints.
Emma Kate Fittes
1 min read
Analyst's View “We’re Not Seeing Them Back Down”: Ed. Companies’ Response to State Clampdowns on Curriculum
Curriculum providers are making subtle adjustments, but also holding their ground, in response to a wave of controversial state policies, according to a consultant who works with those companies.
David Saleh Rauf
11 min read