Education Latin American Student Club Transforms Into Advocacy Group
Sparked by the 2016 presidential election, the group now does advocacy work and hosts community workshops around immigrant rights.
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In the United States K-12 system student enrollment is declining in many schools and districts. This trend has been particularly exacerbated by COVID and the state of evolving student enrollment, which is caused by many
Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Backs Socioeconomic-Based Admissions Plan for Boston 'Exam Schools'
The court denies an injunction to block the plan for next year and says considering family income in admissions is likely constitutional.
Budget & Finance A Windfall, Teacher Shortages, and Uncertain Enrollments Shape Next Year's K-12 Budgets
School finance officers from across the nation describe the unique challenges of managing their money one year into the pandemic.
Law & Courts Lawsuit Challenges Admissions Changes Meant to Boost Diversity at Acclaimed High School
The suit says the plan for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia will hurt Asian-American enrollment
Student Well-Being Fewer Kids, Less Money: How the Pandemic Puts Districts in a Bind
Enrollment snags, head-count problems, and more home schooling could end up costing districts millions in funding based on the annual tally of how many students actually show up.
School & District Management COVID-19 Fuels Big Enrollment Increases in Virtual Schools
Online school providers anticipated an onslaught of new students this fall and made plans to meet the growing demand.
Recruitment & Retention Teacher Morale and Student Enrollment Declining Under COVID-19, Survey Shows
A new EdWeek Research Center survey examines what educators are thinking on a host of issues as they begin the 2020-21 academic year.
School & District Management Could the 'Pandemic Pod' Be a Lifeline for Parents or a Threat to Equity?
As an uncertain school year looms, some parents are banding together to teach their children in private pods. Educators worry that the trend will worsen inequities and shrink funding for public schools.
Equity & Diversity White Parents Say They Value Integrated Schools. Their Actions Speak Differently
A pair of new studies find that, when given a choice, white parents tend to send their children to schools that are predominantly white.
School & District Management A School District in Fiscal Free-Fall Scrambles to Avoid Crash Landing
Emotions remain raw as educators and residents in a rural Wisconsin district dig for solutions after being denied the option of dissolving.
Student Well-Being Open Enrollment Has Drained One District. It's Looking to Dissolve
Wisconsin’s Palmyra-Eagle district has lost more than half its students in the last decade, sparking a fiscal crisis. A special board is deciding whether the district should be allowed to dissolve.
School & District Management What the Research Says Race of Gentrifying Families Affects School Enrollment
Gentrification in the past decade is linked with declining enrollment in neighborhood schools—but the race of new families moving into the neighborhood changes the equation, finds a study in the journal Urban Education.