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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Schools Trying to Prioritize Equity Have Their Work Cut Out for Them, Survey Shows
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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School Climate & Safety Video They Survived a School Shooting. Here’s What They Want You to Know
The survivors of one school shooting offer insight and advice to future school leaders dealing with similar tragedies in their communities.
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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Purchasing Alert Texas District To Buy New Network Equipment; Missouri District Seeks Books
A district in Texas is looking for a network equipment refresh, while a Missouri district seeks to buy books.
Marketplace K-12 Amazon to Shut Down Online Course and Test-Prep Offering in India
The online retailer is phasing out Amazon Academy, a program designed to prep students for an engineering exam in India.
Marketplace K-12 School Groups Raise Concerns About Prospect of Big Changes to E-Rate Bidding Process
The U.S. Department of Justice has come out in support of the FCC creating a centralized document repository for E-rate procurements, a step the the law enforcement agency says could help root out fraud.
Purchasing Alert Calif. District Seeks Enrollment Forecasting; Texas School Shops for iPads
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- LeadershipStudent Achievement COVID Hurt Student Learning: Key Findings from A Year of ResearchOur cheat-sheet tells you what the most important studies have found—and what we still need to know.Someone Spread an Unfounded Rumor About Your School. Here's What to Do NextHoaxes have become more pervasive as political tensions rise in schools.Political Tensions in Schools Are 'Pervasive,' Principals SayHigh school principals reported high levels of student conflict due to political beliefs and parent efforts to limit curriculum about race.Policy & PoliticsLaw & Courts Supreme Court Won't Take Up Cases Seen as Expanding Schools' Liability for Sexual HarassmentThe court rejected appeals from a school district and university about when educational institutions may be sued for sexual harassment.Georgia Educators Plan to Sue Over the State's 'Divisive Concepts' LawGeorgia's could be the sixth lawsuit to challenge state laws limiting classroom discussion of race and racism.Colorado Voters Say Yes to Universal Free School Meals. Will Other States Follow?Universal free school meal policies may be gaining momentum among states now that federal funding has lapsed.Teaching & LearningCollege & Workforce Readiness Youth Apprenticeships Are Growing, But Disparities Remain. How Can Districts Help?Encouraging more diverse groups of students to try the guided career programs can make a difference.'Gaslighting' Is the Word of the Year. Did It Haunt Schools, Too?The Merriam-Webster word of the year often intersected with schools and teachers in 2022.The Architects of the Standards Movement Say They Missed a Big PieceDecisions about materials and methods can lead to big variances in the quality of instruction that children receive.TechnologyClassroom Technology Schools Plan to Do More Business Online. But Most Don't Plan to Teach That WayOnline professional development, conferences, and parent meetings are likely to stick around after the pandemic ends.Remote Learning Linked to Declines in Achievement, EnrollmentDistricts that stuck longer to fully remote learning have seen larger enrollment and learning losses, a study finds.What Superintendents Say They Need More of to Help Them Manage Districts98% of those surveyed said better data would make them more comfortable making decisions.