Classroom Technology A Digital Divide Haunts Schools Adapting to Virus Hurdles
As more families pivot back to remote learning, reliable, consistent access to devices and home internet remains elusive for many students.
Curriculum Librarians Fight Back Against Efforts to Ban Books in Schools
Book defenders have employed a variety of strategies, including petition drives, protests, and direct pressure on school board members.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says New Research Shows How Bad the Pandemic Has Been for Student Mental Health
Researchers say the road to recovery will be a long one.
Student Well-Being Q&A Communications Expert Explains: How to Talk to Parents About COVID Vaccination
A Johns Hopkins University expert discusses a new training project on how to communicate about the sensitive issue.
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The return of in-person learning and recent acts of violence have renewed debates over how to keep students safe.Read More
How Schools Can Support Older Students Who Lag in Reading
Many older students have gaps in their foundational reading skills, limiting their ability to access grade-level work.
What Teachers Can Do to Help Struggling Readers Who Feel Ashamed
Students who are ashamed of not being able to read on grade level tend to withdraw from class or act out, experts say.
The Benefits of Intensive Tutoring for Older Readers
Research backs high-impact tutoring for older readers. But schools face barriers including cost and staffing.
Staffing Shortages Are Hurting Students Who Need Extra Reading Support
As schools try to support older students who need reading help, they’re bumping up against personnel issues due to the pandemic.
College & Workforce Readiness Spotlight Spotlight on Inspiring Innovation through STEM Education
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Recruitment & Retention Video Black Principals: How Schools Can Hire and Support Them
People of color have long been underrepresented in the teacher ranks. The disparity is even greater among administrators.
Equity & Diversity Video Why Latino Representation on School Boards Matters and How to Make it Happen
School board decisions impact every aspect of students' education. A look at the value of Latino representation and work being done to get more elected.
Teaching Profession Video Explainer: Why Is America’s Teaching Force So White?
A lack of diversity in the teaching profession is a problem with academic ramifications for all students. A look at the history behind the issue.
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Marketplace K-12 Best Places to Work? MathWorks, Curriculum Associates, Grammarly Among Those That Made the List
Three education companies received a Glassdoor Employees' Choice award for rating among the site's Best Places to Work for 2022.
Purchasing Alert Texas District Seeks Professional Development Consultants; Florida System To Buy Virtual Tutoring Services
A district in Texas has issued an RFP for professional development consultants and services, while a system in Florida seeks virtual tutoring.
Marketplace K-12 K-12 Dealmaking: Texthelp Makes Acquisition; Austrian Company GoStudent Announces Major Fundraise
Texthelp has acquired Don Johnson, Inc., in a pairing of companies focused on technology for special needs populations, and European tutoring provider GoStudent has raised €300 million.
K-12 Insider How One Florida District Is Diagnosing 'Learning Loss,' and Charting a Way Forward
A top district official from the Pasco County Schools in Florida talks about the district's efforts to promote equitable opportunities for students, and help them explore career paths.
- LeadershipSchool & District Management Vulnerable Students, Districts at Greater Risk as Natural Disasters Grow More FrequentNew federal research indicates the harm from fires and storms to school facilities, learning, and mental health is disproportionate.COVID Precautions in the Cafeteria? 1 in 5 Educators Say Schools 'Not Doing Anything'An EdWeek Research Center survey finds wide variation in what schools are doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during mealtimes.How Bad Is Student Absenteeism Right Now? Educators Tell UsMore than 60 percent of educators say that student absenteeism is higher this winter than it was in the fall of 2019.Policy & PoliticsStates Pivoting to Remote Learning: Why It Is Harder in Some States Than OthersIn calling the shots on the switch back to remote instruction, states have very different rules, an Education Week analysis finds.Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Mandate Applying to Schools in Much of the CountryThe justices ruled 6-3 to stay an Occupational Health and Safety Administration rule that covered schools in 26 states and two territories.Students Lose Appeal on Right to Civics Education, But Win Praise From Judges AnywayA federal appellate court panel commended Rhode Island students for the novel effort, but said Supreme Court precedent stood in the way.Teaching & LearningTeaching Profession Meet the Four Finalists for the 2022 National Teacher of the YearThe four finalists hail from Colorado, Hawaii, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and were recognized for their dedication to student learning.Calif. Deletes Popular Affirmation From Curriculum After Suit Claims It's an Aztec PrayerThis lawsuit is one of the first major legal challenges to the state's model ethnic studies curriculum.Critical Race Theory and the Fight Over History Standards: 6 Things to KnowEdWeek examined how the backlash to classroom discussions on race has set back efforts to expand what students learn about American history.TechnologyPrivacy & Security Thousands of School Websites Went Down in a Cyberattack. It'll Happen Again, Experts SayCyberattacks on technology and education companies that work with K-12 schools are becoming a growing concern for educators, experts say.Personalized Learning Debates Put Too Much Emphasis on Technology, School Leaders SayThe COVID-19 pandemic has been a big boost for personalized learning, most educators say. But it can't be all about tech, they add.Schools Are Battling Tech Fatigue. How Are They Responding?Blended learning—a mix of face-to-face and online instruction—is declining in popularity, a Christensen Institute survey shows.