Student Well-Being What the Research Says Child Abuse Cases Got More Severe During COVID-19. Could Teachers Have Prevented It?
A study finds that the severity of identified child abuse cases grew during the pandemic, even as reports of abuse declined.
Equity & Diversity More Than 1 in 4 Homeless Students Dropped Off Schools' Radar During the Pandemic
School leaders have lost track of students amid school closures, shrinking capacity at homeless shelters, and ever-higher family mobility.
School Climate & Safety Opinion Domestic Violence in the Age of COVID-19: A Teacher's Perspective
We must have extra compassion for students who have lost their safe haven during this crisis, writes high school teacher Shalander Shelly Samuels.
Equity & Diversity Mainland Schools Receive Puerto Rican Students—and Educators—With Open Arms
As Puerto Rican families leave their devastated homeland for the mainland, school districts are preparing to take in students and offer jobs to teachers.
School Climate & Safety Children's Trauma Lasts Long After Disasters, Studies Show
Long-running research on Hurricane Katrina and the Joplin, Mo., tornado suggest that Texas schools will be dealing with Harvey's aftereffects for years.
Early Childhood Early-Childhood-Development Research Is 'Unassailable'
Investing in a child's health and education, even before she is born, has lifelong benefits, writes Sarah Klaus.
School Climate & Safety Flint Educator: Our Water Crisis Is a Crisis of Trust
A Flint, Mich., teacher weighs in on how the city's water crisis has damaged more than students' health.
Student Well-Being Water Contamination Raises Health Concerns for Flint Students
A federal emergency was issued over the weekend as city and school officials in Flint, Mich., continued to deal with the fallout from high lead levels in the water supply and the threat the crisis poses to children.
Law & Courts K-12 Issues Within Broad Sweep of Recent High Court Rulings
Even when the U.S. Supreme Court is not weighing education-specific cases, many of its decisions reach into the schools—and the 2014-15 term was no exception.