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High-Performing & Dedicated Team

Photo of blurred teacher pointing to a black girl who is raising her hand in a classroom. View is from the back of the student's head.
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Illustration of online job interview
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Image of a teacher with students.
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Efficient Operations/Budget & Finance

Cargo Ship - Supply Chain with products such as classroom chairs, milk, paper products, and electronics
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Educators delivering money.
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Business man with brief case looking under a giant size bill (money).
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Parent & Community Engagement

Illustration of a parent and child outside of a school building.
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Conceptual image of tug-of-war in classroom setting.
Laura Baker/Education Week and sesame/DigitalVision Vectors and iStock/photo
Illustration shows a father supporting his son on his shoulders while the son is reaching for a star
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You can also browse these topics pages: families & the community and parent engagement.

State-of-the-Art Facilities/Maintenance

Helina Thorp, right, 14, expresses frustration while unsuccessfully trying to log in to her school distance-learning classes in Placerville, Calif., after Pacific Gas & Electric intentionally shut off power to prevent wildfires amid high winds in September 2020.
Helina Thorp, right, 14, expresses frustration while unsuccessfully trying to log in to her school distance-learning classes in Placerville, Calif., after Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power to prevent wildfires amid high winds in September 2020.
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Illustration of a table and a chair that is overturned.
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You can also browse this topics page: school facilities & design.

You can also browse these topics pages: college readiness, college access, career readiness, and graduation requirements.

Diversity

Alma Lopez, school counselor coordinator at Livingston Middle School, at the school in Livingston, Calif., on December 14, 2021.
Alma Lopez, the school counselor coordinator at Livingston Middle School, in Livingston, Calif., has come to appreciate the value counselors of color can provide.
Max Whittaker for Education Week
Student Well-Being Why School Counselors of Color Matter More Than Ever
Ileana Najarro, January 5, 2022
9 min read
African American teacher and her student using touchpad and wearing protective face masks due to coronavirus pandemic.
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Leslie Alexander, right, talks with North Forsyth High School Assistant Principal of Instruction La Quisha Linder about what to expect while interviewing for the Winson-Salem/Forsyth County School District principal talent pool. Alexander is the Area Superintendent of Leadership Development and is working to develop a principal workforce that is representative of the district's demographics.
Leslie Alexander, right, talks with North Forsyth High School Assistant Principal of Instruction La Quisha Linder about what to expect while interviewing for the Winson-Salem/Forsyth County School District principal talent pool. Alexander is the Area Superintendent of Leadership Development and is working to develop a principal workforce that is representative of the district's demographics.
Alex Boerner for Education Week

You can also browse these topics pages: diversity and teacher diversity.

School Safety

School boy (11-13) sitting on chair in corridor outside principal's office, side view
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Cyber bullying concept. Paper cut Woman head silhouette with bullying messages like disgusting, OMG!!, loser, hate, ugly, and stupid.
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Sign indicating school zone.
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School Climate & Safety Interactive School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where
January 5, 2022
3 min read

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