Teaching Profession It's a Nasty Cold and Flu Season, But Some Educators Are Reluctant to Take Sick Days
Many cite the pile of work—and lost learning—that accumulates when they take time off.
School & District Management Litter Boxes in Schools: How a Disruptive and Demeaning Hoax Frustrated School Leaders
The hoax wasted school leaders' time as they worked to debunk it.
Education Funding What the Research Says Districts Are Spending More Per Student. Here's How to Make Sure All of Them Benefit
New studies suggest ways education leaders can make budgets bigger and more equitable.
Teacher Preparation Here's What Separates the Best Teacher Mentors from the Just-Sort-of-OK Ones
They're empathetic listeners who offer lots of constructive feedback, our readers say.
School & District Management ACLU Texas Files OCR Complaint Over a District's Anti-Trans Book Ban
The group claims the policy to remove books about gender fluidity from library shelves violates federal law.
School & District Management A New Federal Grant Will Fund Schools' Energy Upgrades. Here's What to Know
The new funding will help schools redo HVAC systems, add renewable energy, and upgrade facilities.
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The pandemic exacerbated pre-existing inequities in education. Practitioners and researchers offer advice on how to move forward.
Schools Are Resegregating. There's a Push for the Supreme Court to Consider That
As the court weighs race-conscious college admissions policies, some say the needs of resegregating K-12 schools ought to be considered, too.
All That Ed Tech Schools Bought During the Pandemic Won’t Improve Equity. Here's Why
Product design, limited organizational capacity, and the dangers of digital surveillance are all barriers, four experts told Education Week.
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English-Language Learners Video From Afghanistan to Austin, One Refugee Student’s Experience
After the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Austin's school district received 319 refugee students. Here, one middle schooler's experience.
School Climate & Safety Video They Survived a School Shooting. Here’s What They Want You to Know
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Recruitment & Retention Video One District’s Transformative Solution to Its Staffing Shortage
A suburban Virginia school district overhauled its hiring process, enabling it to address a bus driver and teacher shortfall simultaneously.
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Voting for the first time has been part of one school shooting survivor's healing process.
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Marketplace K-12 States Ramped Up K-12 Spending in 2022, But Growth Likely to Slow
The increase in FY 2022 is more modest in comparison to 2021, when federal pandemic aid increased the money flow to state budgets.
Analyst's View What Role Do Vendors Need to Play in Preventing Cyberattacks?
Stricter rules linking contracts to cyber protections could be coming to the education sector, predicts a leading expert.
Purchasing Alert Maryland District Seeks Curriculum Audit; Wisconsin School System to Buy Social Studies Materials
A district in Maryland is looking for curriculum audit consulting services, while a Wisconsin school system seeks elementary social studies materials.
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Promethean's acquisition is part of a plan to provide rapid technology innovation to create new solutions that address teaching, learning, and collaboration needs.
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