Federal Senators Press Deputy Education Secretary Nominee on School Closures, Lost Learning Time
If confirmed, San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten would be the Education Department's number two as it urges in-person learning.
Education California Adopts First Statewide Ethnic Studies Curriculum
State officials approved the new curriculum this week, saying the teaching of discrimination and oppression has never been more important.
School & District Management Opinion School Renaming Shouldn’t Be an Exercise in Ideology and Ignorance
Renaming schools should be a deliberative process that models the civic seriousness we want students to master. San Francisco's process was not.
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Future of Work How Virtual Learning Is Falling Short on Preparing Students for Future Careers
The pandemic is helping some students gain virtual working skills, but many are being left behind.
School & District Management San Francisco School Board Pauses Renaming 44 Schools, Promises to Consult Historians
The renaming of 44 schools in the San Francisco Unified School District is apparently being put on hold after intense blowback.
Families & the Community Leader To Learn From Relying on Community Values: How One School Leader Advocates for Vulnerable Families
Carissa Purnell’s work at the Family Resource Centers in Salinas, Calif., is a lifeline for families, many of them migrant farm workers.
Curriculum Leader To Learn From Taking an Unapologetic Approach to Curriculum Overhaul
An academic leader at a charter school has overhauled curriculum—and proved that instructional rigor and anti-racism can co-exist.
States Governors, State Lawmakers: Schools Should Reopen for In-Person Learning
After months of leaving the decision up to districts, state leaders are taking a more direct role in getting students back in classrooms.
Federal Biden Picks San Diego Superintendent for Deputy Education Secretary
San Diego Superintendent Cindy Marten was a classroom teacher for 17 years before she became a school and district administrator.
Law & Courts COVID-19 School Reopening Battle Moves to the Courts
Lawsuits are percolating nationwide as state officials, parents, teachers, and others clash over how and whether school buildings should reopen amid the continuing pandemic.