School & District Management L.A. Cracks Down on Homeless Encampments Near Schools, Over the Jeers of Protesters
Under the new restrictions, homeless people would be prohibited from setting up tents within 500 feet of every public and private school.
States Will California’s $4.1-Billion Bet on Community Schools Transform K-12 Education?
Community schools could vastly improve educational outcomes, but this high-cost experiment is no quick fix, experts say.
School Climate & Safety In a School Emergency, Special Educators Feel the 'Weight of the World'
As society debates safety practices in the wake of school shootings, protecting students with disabilities poses particular challenges.
School & District Management Q&A 'Decide You're in the Right Room': A Female Superintendent's Path to the Top Job
Kelly May-Vollmar has a unique vantage point as a female superintendent with a deep background in educational technology.
Student Achievement Want to Accelerate Students' Learning? Don't Forget About Wraparound Services
Food, transportation, and mental health supports are critical for academic recovery.
Recruitment & Retention How School Staffing Shortages Are Hurting Students
Essential nonteaching school employees are in high demand, and when their positions go unfilled, high-need students suffer most.
School Climate & Safety The Lost Graduate: Remembering a Student Gunned Down at School
California teen Jonathon Parker and two Michigan teenagers should have graduated this year, but they were killed by gun attacks at school.
College & Workforce Readiness In Their Own Words Stories of Tenacity: 3 First-Generation College-Bound Students Keep Their Dreams on Track
The pandemic upended college plans for more than a million young people, but not these seniors.
IT Management Q&A What We've Learned From a Quarter Century of 1-to-1 Computing
A school district tech expert outlines how the expanded use of laptops in schools has created opportunities and challenges.
Student Well-Being Tuxedos, Gowns, and COVID-Sniffing Dogs: A Pandemic Prom
Some schools are turning to highly trained dogs to detect COVID ahead of big events.
School & District Management Chronic Absenteeism Spiked During COVID. Here's What Schools Can Do About It
Relationships are key to rebuilding attendance habits that eroded in the pandemic.
School & District Management Opinion What the Teacher and Classified-Staff Strike in Sacramento Means for the Country
If school district leaders changed their mindset about the concept of sharing power, students would be among the beneficiaries.
Social Studies Video Lessons From the War in Ukraine: A History Teacher Shares Her Approach
A Southern California teacher has used Russia's invasion of Ukraine to enhance her students' media literacy skills as part of her lessons.
Student Well-Being School Counselors and Psychologists Remain Scarce Even as Needs Rise
The vast majority of K-12 schools lack the school psychologists and counselors to respond to their students' rising mental health concerns.