Education Funding Biden Pitches 41 Percent Spending Increase for Education Next Year on Top of COVID-19 Aid
The president wants nearly $103 billion for the Department of Education, although history indicates Congress won't approve that request.
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Student Well-Being 'Growth Mindset' Linked to Higher Test Scores, Student Well-Being in Global Study
The first global study of "growth mindset" found both academic benefits and better well-being among students who think intelligence is not fixed.
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Federal Miguel Cardona: Schools Must Work to Win Trust of Families of Color as They Reopen
As Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced school reopening resources, he urged a focus on equity and student engagement.
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Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing Feb. 3, 2021.
Now-U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing in February.
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Accountability Opinion Absenteeism Is the Wrong Student Engagement Metric to Use Right Now
In a post-pandemic era for school accountability, let’s focus on measuring what matters.
Sara Johnson, Annette Anderson & Ruth Faden
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Special Education What the Research Says Most Students With Disabilities Still Attend Remotely. Teachers Say They're Falling Behind
A new survey finds that students with disabilities are struggling in virtual classes, even with added support from teachers.
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School Climate & Safety Interactive School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where
Education Week is tracking shootings in K-12 schools in 2021. See the number of incidents and where they occurred in our map and data table.
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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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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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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.
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Purchasing Alert Texas District Seeking Credit Recovery System, North Carolina District Looking for Literacy Materials
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