Teaching Profession In Their Own Words 'I Was Not Done': How Politics Drove This Teacher of the Year Out of the Classroom
Karen Lauritzen was accused of being a pro-LGBTQ+ activist. The consequences derailed her career.
Teacher Preparation Some States Plan to Give Teachers-in-Training Their Own Classrooms, Prompting Concerns
Critics say some states' plans contravene the spirit of apprenticeships by allowing trainees to assume classrooms before earning their degrees.
School & District Management Video How a High School Student Became a School Board Member
This high school senior in Idaho beat out an incumbent to become his city's first student school board member. Here's how.
School & District Management Q&A An Idaho Student Won a School Board Seat. He Has a Message for Students Everywhere
Shiva Rajbhandari defeated an incumbent candidate this September on a platform for student voice.
States School-Related Ballot Measures to Watch This Midterm Election
Voters in six states will decide on issues ranging from more funding for free school meals and the arts to reining in the state board.
States Election Guide 2022: Results on the Issues and Races Affecting K-12
Education was at the heart of some of the most contentious issues on voters' minds as they weigh candidates from governor to local school board.
School & District Management 'It Has to Be a Priority': Why Schools Can't Ignore the Climate Crisis
Schools have a part to play in combating climate change, but they don't always know how.
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.
Equity & Diversity Transgender Students and School Sports: Six Things to Know About a Raging Debate
States have considered a surge of legislation that would restrict transgender students from teams that align with their gender identity.
School & District Management 4-Day School Weeks: New Research Examines the Benefits and Drawbacks
More than 1,600 districts have 4-day weeks. While students report more time for sleep and hobbies, academics lag, according to a new study.
States From Our Research Center Map: A-F Grades, Rankings for States on School Quality
Here’s a map showing grades for all the states on this year’s Quality Counts summative report card, on which the nation gets a C overall.
States From Our Research Center Nation Gets a 'C' on Latest School Quality Report Card, While N.J. Again Boasts Top Grade
A slight increase in this year's Quality Counts score isn't enough to boost the nation's school system above last year's middling grade.
States From Our Research Center State Grades on K-12 Achievement: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on K-12 achievement, along with how they scored on a host of indicators.
States 'A Very McCarthyism Feel': Idaho Teachers Say Indoctrination Task Force Stokes Fear
Teachers say they don't know what they are allowed to discuss, and they're scared of the repercussions — for themselves and their students.