Student Well-Being Kids and COVID-19 Vaccines: The Latest News
Follow along here for important updates on the development and rollout of coronavirus vaccines for kids.
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School & District Management Opinion Ed. Leaders: Discuss Race, Call Out White Supremacy
Downplaying the realities of racism leads to misunderstanding school problems and developing inadequate solutions.
John B. Diamond & Jennifer Cheatham
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Hand writing the word racism on blackboard. Stop hate. Against prejudice and violence. Lecture about discrimination in school.
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School & District Management Video Two Educators Reflect on Leading for Racial Justice
Two education leaders, one an assistant principal, the other a faculty member at Harvard's ed school, talk about racism in schools.
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States How to Talk About Next School Year Presents a Big Test for Education Leaders
State K-12 officials must clearly communicate plans for safety, academics, and mental health, while mixing urgency with nuance.
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Law & Courts How a Cheerleader's Snapchat Profanity Could Shape the Limits of Students' Free Speech
Brandi Levy's social media post is the basis for a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on whether schools may punish off-campus speech.
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School & District Management Interactive In-Person or Remote Learning: How the Biggest City School Districts Are Operating
Track how 75 of the largest school districts are providing learning to students in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Pandemic Will Affect Students' Mental Health for Years to Come. How Schools Can Help
Educators and policymakers can learn from other traumatic events about how students will react and what kinds of supports they will need.
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'It Is OK to Grieve': A Teacher Reflects on This Pandemic Year
The pandemic's mental-health challenge for students, more than any crisis in 20 years, is its endlessness, writes Claire Marie Grogan.
Claire Marie Grogan
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When School Goes Remote, Many LGBTQ Students Lose a Safe Space
School can be an affirming environment for many LGBTQ young people, and the absence of in-person instruction has been difficult.
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Data: What We Know About Student Mental Health and the Pandemic
In a new national survey, high school educators and students talk about mental health challenges and supports they need during the pandemic.
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School & District Management Video Schools as Vaccine Clinics: Advice From School Leaders Who Made It Work
The Anchorage, Alaska, school district has tips for districts on how to operate a large-scale community vaccination program.
Student Well-Being Video ‘I Felt Like I Was in a Hole’: How One Student Managed the Stress of COVID-19
A Navajo student describes how he experienced the stress and anxiety when his school shut down last year.
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School Climate & Safety Audio Driving the School Bus, Waiting for a Vaccine
A veteran bus driver holds out hope he won't get COVID-19 while awaiting his first vaccination.
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Eric Griffith, 55, poses for a portrait in front of a school bus in Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Griffith, who has been a school bus driver for 20 years, delivered meals and educational materials during the first couple months of the coronavirus pandemic when schools shifted to remote learning.
Eric Griffith has been a bus driver for Duval County schools in Jacksonville, Fla., for 20 years. He's been driving students all year and hopes to get his coronavirus vaccine soon.
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School & District Management Video An Elementary School Principal Looks Back on the Pandemic Year
For Heather Paddock, an elementary school principal in Everett, Wash., the last year has been unlike any she’s experienced in her career. Here she talks about her last moments with students before schools shut down in March 2020, the challenges with pivoting to remote learning, and what it’s been like welcoming some students back to the building this winter, after nearly a year.
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Marketplace K-12 ‘Global Education Recovery Tracker’ Offers County-by-Country Status on School Reopening
Three education-focused organizations have released a resource that can help companies stay up to date with the status of reopening for K-12 schools in over 200 nations and territories.
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Purchasing Alert Michigan District Buying English/Language Arts Resources; Virginia School System Looks for Predictive Assessment Tool
A district in Minnesota is looking for mathematics resources, and a district in Virginia is seeking a universal screening and predictive assessment tool.
Jayden Khatib
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Market Trends How School Districts Will Spend Money From the New Federal Stimulus
School systems are expected to have broad latitude to spend money from the American Rescue Plan on classroom and non-academic needs.
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Marketplace K-12 A Window Into Ed-Tech Marketing Strategies During the Pandemic
Ed-tech firms across Europe mostly decreased their marketing budgets or kept them flat during the pandemic, holding back on aggressive new ad campaigns during a historical period of business uncertainty, a new analysis finds.
David Saleh Rauf
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