States Education Can Be a Winning Path for GOP, Says Incoming Virginia Governor
A newcomer to politics, Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin won in a strongly Democratic state by tapping into culture war fights over school curricula.
Education Arizona Won't Stop Using COVID Money for Anti-Mask Grants
Arizona's governor is defying a demand to stop using federal money to fund an education grant program for schools without mask mandates.
Education Funding State K-12 Spending Is Inequitable and Inadequate. See Where Yours Ranks
There's a $17,000 per student difference between the highest- and lowest-spending states. High-poverty schools suffer especially.
States Critical Race Theory Law Runs Into Legal Trouble in Arizona
A county judge ruled last month that Arizona's restriction on classroom discussions about race was passed in a deceptive manner.
Federal Don't Use Federal COVID Aid to Undermine School Mask Rules, U.S. Treasury Tells Governor
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey violated the intent of COVID aid programs by using them to discourage school mask mandates, an agency letter says.
Classroom Technology Q&A Pandemic Fuels Tech Advances in Schools. Here's What That Looks Like
One district chief technology officer calculates the pandemic has propelled his school system as many as five years into the future.
States From Our Research Center Map: A-F Grades, Rankings for States on School Quality
Here’s a map showing grades for all the states on this year’s Quality Counts summative report card, on which the nation gets a C overall.
States Nation Gets a 'C' on Latest School Quality Report Card, While N.J. Again Boasts Top Grade
A slight increase in this year's Quality Counts score isn't enough to boost the nation's school system above last year's middling grade.
States From Our Research Center State Grades on K-12 Achievement: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on K-12 achievement, along with how they scored on a host of indicators.
States Infographic Which States Ban Mask Mandates in Schools, and Which Require Masks?
To better understand where school districts can and can't require masks, Education Week is tracking state-level school mask mandates.
States How Will Bans on 'Divisive' Classroom Topics Be Enforced? Here's What 10 States Plan to Do
States will use lawsuits, penalties against districts, and disciplinary action against teachers to enforce "critical race theory" laws.
Student Well-Being Should Masks Be Required in School This Fall? Inside the Messy, Confusing Debate
Some parents say they’d rather keep their children in virtual learning than send them back into schools that don’t have mask mandates.
School & District Management Enrollment Data: How Many Students Went Missing in Your State?
America's public school system lost more than 1.4 million students during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Education Week analysis.
States Four Things Schools Won't Be Able to Do Under 'Critical Race Theory' Laws
Anti-racism training, discussions about sex, misogyny and LGBTQ issues, and consulting with outside advocacy organizations are all at risk.