Reading & Literacy A School District's Book Removals May Have Violated Students' Civil Rights
A Georgia district’s removal of books about LGBTQ+ and racial minorities may have violated students’ civil rights, OCR determined.
School & District Management Q&A As COVID Emergency Ends, a Superintendent Calls on Education Leaders to Reflect
A new phase of COVID response demands that educators should also revisit their agenda for moving forward, the Atlanta superintendent says.
Reading & Literacy 4 More States Pass 'Science of Reading' Mandates
Four states—and one big city district—have recently mandated changes to how schools teach early reading.
Classroom Technology Building AI Literacy: What One District Has Learned
Georgia's Gwinnett County public schools opened what may be the nation's first AI high school last fall. AI is embedded in every class.
Mathematics Leader To Learn From Making Math Matter: A District Leader's Mission
As a teacher, Tonya Clarke sought to change the way her students saw math. Now, she's bringing her vision districtwide.
Mathematics Photo Essay PHOTOS: Inspired by Jonesboro's Math Superhero
Photographer Dustin Chambers reflects on his day with Tonya Clarke, a member of the 2023 class of Leaders To Learn From.
Mathematics Q&A What Professional Development for Math Teachers Should Look Like
Transforming math instruction also means transforming professional development, one Georgia leader says.
Law & Courts Georgia Educators Plan to Sue Over the State's 'Divisive Concepts' Law
Georgia's could be the sixth lawsuit to challenge state laws limiting classroom discussion of race and racism.
Equity & Diversity Atlanta District Drafts a Policy to Carry Out State's 'Divisive Concepts' Law
Legal experts say the policy balances state requirements with protecting students' and teachers' rights to discuss race in class.
Social Studies Most States Require Schools to Help Register Young Voters. Many Fail to Do It
Educators and advocates say schools don't have the resources needed to make registration laws as effective as they could be.
Teaching Opinion I Don't Want to Choose Between Job Security and Teaching the Truth
With a new law restricting discussions of race, gender, and sexuality, a teacher laments the classroom conversations he can no longer have.
Classroom Technology Artificial Intelligence Is All Around Us. So This District Designed Its Own AI Curriculum
A new high school in Georgia will give students a critical window into how AI is reshaping nearly every corner of the economy.
School & District Management Why Schools See Extra Time as the Solution to Making Up for Lost Instruction
Districts are combating pandemic learning disruptions by adding instructional time. Atlanta is among the few to extend the school day.
Education Funding State K-12 Spending Is Inequitable and Inadequate. See Where Yours Ranks
There's a $17,000 per student difference between the highest- and lowest-spending states. High-poverty schools suffer especially.