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Law & Courts Supreme Court Declines to Hear School District's Transgender Restroom Case
The case asked whether federal law protects transgender students on the use of school facilities that correspond to their gender identity.
School & District Management Racial and Gender Disparities in the Superintendent's Office, in Charts
A study of America's second-largest state adds to research detailing deep gender and racial disparities in districts’ top positions.
School & District Management A New Study Details Gender and Racial Disparities in the Superintendent's Office
Women and people of color are less likely than their white male counterparts to be appointed superintendent directly from a principal post.
School & District Management Opinion Want to Build Pathways for Women to Become Superintendents? Should It Start With Men?
When it comes to women in leadership roles, the conversation often turns to how women can support each other. That's not the whole story.
Law & Courts Appeals Court Blocks District Policy That Requires Students to 'Respect' Gender Identity
The federal appeals court panel holds that the policy is likely unconstitutionally vague under the First Amendment.
School & District Management Despite Progress, Women Superintendents Face Steep Path to Gender Parity
Male superintendents outnumber their female counterparts, and women often enter the role in times of crisis.
Teaching Profession Reported Essay Public Schools Rely on Underpaid Female Labor. It’s Not Sustainable
Women now have more career options. Is that why they are leaving the teaching profession?
Teaching Profession On Women's Equality Day, There's Still No Gender Parity in K-12 Schools
Pay discrepancies and glass ceilings are among the barriers facing women in education.
School & District Management Why Are Only a Quarter of School Districts in Texas Led by Women?
Women are underrepresented in K-12 school district leadership in Texas— following a trend researchers have long found across the nation.
Law & Courts Supreme Court Declines to Hear Closely Watched Case on Charter Schools
The justices won't consider whether charter schools are "state actors," which has implications for the push for religious charter schools.
Equity & Diversity How One State Is Updating Its Guidance to Support Transgender Students
New York state's education department released guidance on how schools should support and affirm transgender and gender-expansive students.
Teaching Profession Lots of Teachers Are Going Through Menopause. Why Isn’t There More Support for Them?
The average teacher is 43, and the profession is dominated by women. Many will enter menopause while on the job.