Law & Courts District's At-Large Elections Violated Minority Voting Rights, Federal Appeals Court Finds
The case involves school board elections in a majority Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish district with a large Black and Latino population.
Federal Opinion What Would a Democratic Sweep of the Ga. Runoffs Mean for Education?
Even a strong Democratic showing on Jan. 5 is likely to have a more modest impact on education than many might imagine.
Teaching & Learning Opinion 'Standing Up for What Is Right': Teaching in the Aftermath of the Presidential Election
Four teachers explain how they are handling this year's presidential election in their classrooms.
School & District Management School Board Elections Don't Get Much Attention. They Should
School boards play a critical role in steering the progress of the nation’s schools, but the relationship between school boards and school district leaders could be better.
School Climate & Safety As Election 2020 Grinds On, Young Voters Stay Hooked
In states like Georgia, the push to empower the youth vote comes to fruition at a time when “every vote counts” is more than just a slogan.
Federal Joe Biden's Election as President Tees Up Massive Shifts for K-12 Policy
The Democrat’s victory could reverse Trump-era positions on COVID-19 and civil rights, and will cost Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' job.
Federal 'Bye Betsy' and More: Education World Reacts to Biden Victory
Many educators celebrated Biden's win by waving goodbye to Betsy DeVos as K-12 groups urged the next administration to address key issues.
School Climate & Safety Opinion This Election Is Traumatizing for Many Students (and Educators). Here's How to Help
Three trauma-informed practices can ease polarization in the classroom, write professor Anita Chari and trauma therapist Angelica Singh.
Federal Two Black Democrats Beat Republican Incumbents to Transform a Suburban School Board
The school board in Gwinnett County, Ga., will shift from a 4-1 white Republican majority to a 3-2 Black Democratic majority, mirroring demographic changes in the county.
Federal K-12 Election Watch: 7 Big Questions for Schools and Education
From pandemic policies and federal aid to local school board races and the youth vote, here’s a look at things that matter for K-12 on Election Day 2020.
States Educators Prefer Governors With a More Cautious Approach to COVID-19
EdWeek Research Center survey tracks educator opinions of Trump, Devos, governors, and school boards on pandemic management.