Recruitment & Retention More Districts Are Building Housing for Teachers. Here's What to Know
The recruitment and retention strategy is gaining in popularity, but districts must consider financing, time, and affordability.
College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says Beyond the Carnegie Unit: Schools Are Already Testing Ways to Measure 'Durable' Skills
If you want students to learn to collaborate, organize, be creative, and communicate, you have to measure it.
Curriculum More States Require Schools to Teach Cursive Writing. Why?
Technological advances notwithstanding, advocates give a long list of reasons for teaching students cursive.
School & District Management Student School Board Members Want a Seat at the Table, Not Just a Pat on the Back
Former student school board members have formed an organization to support peers who serve in the tricky role.
School & District Management What Happens When Educators Win School Board Seats, According to New Research
A new study explores what happens with student achievement, local charter schools, and teacher pay when educators win school board seats.
Law & Courts School Board Members' Use of Social Media Faces Key First Amendment Test in Supreme Court
The justices will decide whether school board members engaged in government action when they blocked parents who posted repetitive comments.
English-Language Learners Building Pathways for Bilingual Teachers: Ideas From 3 States
State and local leaders say flexibility, partnerships, and thinking outside the box are key to developing a bilingual teacher workforce.
States Is Cursive Making a Comeback in California? Bill Could Revitalize Traditional Writing Skills
California elementary and middle school students could soon see a renewed commitment to teaching cursive writing.
English-Language Learners How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an English Learner Program
Experts offer advice on best practices for evaluating districts' English learner programs.
Student Well-Being Q&A Homeless Students Come Into School With Above-Average Social-Emotional Skills, Study Finds
University of San Diego researchers evaluated the SEL skills of students at a school in the city that serves homeless students.
Equity & Diversity School District's Anti-CRT Resolution Prompts Lawsuit From Teachers and Students
Teachers, parents, and students in a California district claim the resolution restricts their rights.
Law & Courts California Sues to Stop District From Disclosing Trans Students' Name Changes or Pronouns
The lawsuit challenges the Chino Valley district's policy requiring schools to notify parents about requests for gender changes.
Law & Courts Lawsuit Spotlights California’s Restrictions on Researchers’ Use of Its Education Data
A California lawsuit has raised questions about researchers' access to education data.
Student Well-Being A New School Year, a New COVID-19 Variant. What Are Schools to Do?
School is starting, a new COVID-19 variant is circulating, and cases are rising. Here's advice for schools.