Will Kindergartens Be Empty This Fall?

As cases of COVID-19 continue to grow, parents around the country are struggling with whether to send their child to kindergarten this fall. Some say they won't. (July 8, 2020)

White House to States: Reopen Schools or Risk Relief Funds

The White House wants to condition future COVID-19 relief funds on whether states' reopen school buildings, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday. (July 8, 2020)

How Technology, Coronavirus Will Change Teaching by 2025

(July 7, 2020)

Why Principals Worry About How Mobile Devices Affect Students' Social Skills

(July 7, 2020)

Racist Content Still on the Teachers Pay Teachers Site, Despite Anti-Racist Pledge

(July 6, 2020)


Why I Showed My Young Children the Video of George Floyd's Death

Our children see that the law does not apply equally to all, writes lawyer and historian Allison Matulli. It's a lesson that parents and educators can’t ignore. (July 2, 2020)

Budget-Cut Decisions Loom. Here Are First Steps

Leaders will be weighing what to cut. Research suggests schools in poor neighborhoods and effective teachers should get protection, writes a team of school finance experts. (July 1, 2020)

How Teachers Can Build a Growth-Mindset Classroom, Even at a Distance

Distance learning makes it hard to tell if students are using a growth mindset. Here's how to tell, in this guest blog by Jamie M. Carroll and David Yeager. (July 8, 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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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

Like It or Not, K-12 Schools Are Doing a Digital Leapfrog During COVID-19

The rapid shift to remote learning forced educators across the country to upgrade their tech skills. But will those newfound skills transform teaching and learning? (June 23, 2020)

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Tiny Teaching Stories: 'His Test Was Positive for COVID-19'

Super-short stories written by teachers about their triumphs and frustrations, and the hilarious or absurd moments from their lives. (July 7, 2020)

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Market Brief

Zoom and Google Docs Win Out for Remote Teaching, Survey of Educators Finds

Math and English teachers have found videoconferencing and document collaboration tools the most useful instructional options during COVID-19. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (June 17, 2020)

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