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School & District Management K-12 Essentials Forum What Will It Take for Schools to Get Better?
Find out what educators and leaders can do to incite lasting and productive change that will make a difference in the lives of students.
September 15, 2022
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How To Make Tutoring Sustainable: Strategies for Effective District-Wide Programs
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Partnering with Educators to Reinvent Teaching and Learning
This paper discusses opportunities to reinvent policies, practices, and structures to enhance teaching and learning.
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Dena Keeling, a former equity officer for the Orange County (NC) School District, now works for the University of North Carolina, which partners with Durham Public Schools for equity work.
Dena Keeling, the former chief equity officer for the school district in Orange County, N.C., now works for the University of North Carolina, which partners with a different K-12 school system on issues of equity.
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Equity & Diversity Backlash, Hostility, and Safety Fears: What It's Like to Be a Chief Equity Officer in the Anti-CRT Era
Three equity officers faced scrutiny, criticism, and personal threats, which intensified during the anti-critical race theory push.
Eesha Pendharkar, July 19, 2022
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David Schuler, superintendent of High School District 214 near Chicago, Ill., speaks about college and career readiness during a presentation at AASA's first annual Learning 2025 Summit on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Washington, D.C. High School District 214 is one of 13 "lighthouse" districts that were recognized for innovative work to improve school systems.
David Schuler, superintendent of High School District 214 near Chicago, speaks about college and career readiness at a summit in Washington.
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School & District Management School Districts Showcase What's Working to Improve Student Learning
School leaders from 13 districts shared strategies at a national summit by AASA, the School Superintendents Association.
Libby Stanford, June 28, 2022
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Student Achievement From Our Research Center The Rise of Tutoring and Where It Falls Short, in Charts
It can be a powerful tool to support academic recovery, but it's not reaching all who need it.
Catherine Gewertz, May 11, 2022
2 min read
School & District Management Live Event Education Week Leadership Symposium 2022
Education Week's Premier Leadership Event for K12 School & District Leaders.
May 9, 2022
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Closing the Implementation Gap: Turning Ideas Into Goals—and Goals Into Impact
Take your good ideas for closing the implementation gap and turn them into a reality using this carefully researched, field-tested methodology.
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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.
Evie Blad, April 8, 2022
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Reading & Literacy The Benefits of Intensive Tutoring for Older Readers
Research backs high-impact tutoring for older readers. But schools face barriers including cost and staffing.
Ileana Najarro, January 4, 2022
6 min read
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School & District Management Opinion Graduation Must Depend on Learning, Not Time
We’re long overdue to redesign our education system around competency, argue six superintendents. Here’s what that could look like.
Morcease Beasley, Alberto Carvalho, William Hite, Jesus Jara, Monica Goldson & Jerry Almendarez, October 12, 2021
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Superintendents discuss ideas at a roundtable.
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School & District Management Download 17 Leadership Lessons From the Kitchen Table: A Downloadable Guide
This year, 17 superintendents from around the country shared their most meaningful lessons from leading a district through the pandemic.
Mary Hendrie, August 13, 2021
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Accountability Did Washington D.C.'s Education Overhaul Help Black Children? This Study Says Yes
Researchers said the district's "market-based" reforms accelerated achievement versus other districts and states.
Sarah D. Sparks, August 12, 2021
5 min read
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School & District Management Opinion Q&A Collections: Education Policy Issues
Posts on the key education policy issues from the past 10 years.
Larry Ferlazzo, July 31, 2021
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