Budget & Finance FEMA Is Spending Billions on Pandemic Relief. How Schools Can Get More of It
The agency is offering reimbursements to schools for pandemic-related purchases they've been using after Jan. 21, 2021.
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Des Moines Public Schools Admin Support Coordinator Sarah Holland installs a plexiglass shield in the office at Oak Park Elementary School on July 30, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Des Moines Public Schools Admin Support Coordinator Sarah Holland installs a plexiglass shield in the office at Oak Park Elementary School on July 30, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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School & District Management Is the Assistant Principal the Most Overlooked, Undervalued Person at School?
A new research review on assistant principals finds that the role is undefined and that support for these school leaders is inconsistent.
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School & District Management Opinion Pandemic Recovery Will Be Complex. We’ll Need the Best School Leaders
To face the education challenges of today and tomorrow, we must invest in the principal pipeline, writes Michael J. Petrilli.
Michael J. Petrilli
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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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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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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.
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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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The Biden administration bets that nearly $130 billion will help schools address the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on K-12 education
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Market Trends Leaping Into the Unknown: Launching a Product During a Global Pandemic
Eager to reach new audiences and stay relevant during COVID, a number of education companies have overcome hurdles in unveiling new offerings during the ongoing health crisis.
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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.
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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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