School Districts' Reopening Plans: A Snapshot

See a working list of how the nation's school districts plan to reopen this fall. (July 16, 2020)

Thousands of Educators Laid Off Already Due to COVID-19

Job losses in dozens of school districts tracked by Education Week reflect the pandemic's deep economic strain as schools face mounting challenges for the 2020-21 academic year. (July 15, 2020)

Tracking Student Attendance Under Remote Learning Is a Complicated Mess

(July 14, 2020)

Social Emotional Learning and School Reopenings: A Guide for Schools

(July 15, 2020)

Getting Kids to School: Tackling the COVID-19 Transportation Problem

(July 9, 2020)

How We Go Back to School

Rising Wave of Districts Plan Full-Time Remote Learning

A growing number of school systems recently announced plans to return to full-time remote learning when the 2020-21 school year starts, defying pressure from federal leaders and some parents. (July 16, 2020)

Returning to the Classroom Safely: An Impossible Task for Teachers

(July 16, 2020)

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How Should H.S. Teachers Handle the Movement to Rewrite History?

The history curriculum is a good place for educators to take the initiative on racial justice, urge history educators Jack Doyle and Chris Doyle. (July 15, 2020)

Public Schools Need the Equivalent of Teaching Hospitals

New teachers in high-poverty schools don't get the training they need, write Suzanne Donovan and Bruce Alberts. They and their students suffer for it. (July 14, 2020)

Stress Can Lead to Student Failure. New Research Offers a Path for Success

When students are overwhelmed, their schoolwork suffers. But two growth-mindset researchers, Jamie M. Carroll and David Yeager, say teachers can help increase kids' resilience. (July 15, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Nation Gets a 'C' on School Finance, Even as Economic Downturn Takes Hold

Quality Counts 2020

This second of three Quality Counts 2020 installments provides national rankings and state-by-state grades on school finances at a time when school leaders prepare to navigate the fiscal crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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State News and Resources

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How Two School Nurses Are Preparing for Reopenings

In this second of three videos, two school nurses return to their schools—and face mounting questions about what their roles will look like as the coming school year approaches.

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Digital Directions

Congress Heightens Emphasis on K-12 Cybersecurity During COVID-19

Congress introduced two new bills, the PROTECT Act and the National Cyber Director Act, to strengthen cybersecurity measures across the nation, including for schools. (July 14, 2020)

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Teachers' Unions Are Wary of Reopening Schools. Here's What They're Saying

The debate on whether and how to reopen school buildings has ramped up. This is what the teachers' unions for the five largest school districts have said about going back. (July 10, 2020)

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Market Brief

How Will COVID-19 Reshape the K-12 Market? We Ask 10 Education Executives

Education company officials say COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on product design and quality, innovation, and approaches to equity. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 14, 2020)

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