District Strategies

School & District Management Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Strategies & Tips for Complex Decision-Making
Schools are working through the most disruptive period in the history of modern education, facing a pandemic, economic problems, social justice issues, and rapid technological change all at once. But even after the pandemic ends,
May 19, 2021
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Does Your District's Way of Decisionmaking Reinforce Systemic Racism?
Leaders must ask if their vision of student success reflects what Black and brown families say is most important, write John B. Diamond and Jennifer Cheatham.
Jennifer Cheatham & John B. Diamond , May 10, 2021
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School & District Management Live Event Education Week Leadership Symposium
Education Week's Premier Leadership Event for K12 School & District Leaders.
May 10, 2021
Outdoor education teacher Mark Savage challenges his students with a game in class at Brewer High School in Brewer, Maine on April 30, 2021.
Outdoor education teacher Mark Savage challenges his students with a game in class at Brewer High School in Brewer, Maine in April.
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Equity & Diversity Why Two Superintendents of Mostly White Districts Are Actively Fighting Anti-Black Racism
Predominantly white school districts across the country have started addressing systemic racism in the classroom, but not every district is doing it, and those who are brace for backlash.
Eesha Pendharkar, May 7, 2021
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School & District Management Download Solving Complex Education Problems: A Guide for Better Decisionmaking
Nonprofit education consulting company TregoED outlines four key steps for school district leaders to take when making tough decisions.
Emma Patti Harris, April 27, 2021
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Summer 2021: How Schools Can Make the Most of It
Ways that students, teachers, and school and district leaders can restore and retool this summer and come back charged for the year ahead.
April 27, 2021
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Student Well-Being How Educators Are Approaching Summer Learning This Year
After a difficult year, schools adjust what's best for students as they customize summer learning, enrichment, and play opportunities.
Andrew Ujifusa, April 27, 2021
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States Opinion How We Can Identify What Students Need to Catch Up on Learning
A strong recovery that prioritizes student learning demands transparency, data collection, and collaboration, writes Thomas J. Kane.
Thomas J. Kane, April 27, 2021
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School & District Management Districts Eye Summer and Beyond to Recoup Learning Losses. Here's What 3 Have on Tap
Longer school years, summer school, and after-school programs are among the strategies districts are using to get students back on track.
Stephen Sawchuk, March 11, 2021
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Special Report Improving the Superintendent and School Board Partnership
District leaders share strategies for building school boards that are diverse, collaborative, and know their roles and limits in this special report.
November 18, 2020
School & District Management What School Superintendents Want From the Biden Administration
School leaders' decisionmaking has been in the public eye during the COVID-19 pandemic. Will a new administration heed their concerns?
Stephen Sawchuk, November 11, 2020
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School & District Management Rule-Breaking, House Parties Spread Post-Graduation COVID-19 Outbreaks
In at least a half-dozen states, health officials have traced coronavirus clusters to high school and college graduations.
Sarah D. Sparks, July 2, 2020
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Budget & Finance Planning Your 2020-21 School Year? Use Our 'Guide to the Guides' on Reopening
EdWeek's handy 'Guide to the Guides' helps you find the reopening recommendations that match your current needs.
Stephen Sawchuk, June 22, 2020
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School & District Management Schools Weigh Hazard Pay for Frontline Workers as Coronavirus Threat Spreads
To keep workers on the job, some districts are offering time-and-a-half or double pay for employees who prepare and distribute schools meals to families.
Corey Mitchell, April 20, 2020
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