Teaching & Learning What the Research Says How Much Real Learning Time Are Students Losing During the Pandemic?
Students have gotten less direct instruction during the pandemic, finds a new study, and home learning activities aren't making up the gap.
Teaching A Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Takes on the Master Schedule
A school’s master schedule can take months to build and can contribute to education inequities. Adam Pisoni wants to change all of that.
Early Childhood New Head Start Rules Aim to Balance Flexibility, Oversight
Many of the revisions reflect an evolving knowledge of how young children learn, as well as the changing landscape in the field of early education.
Special Education Longer Day, Year Required for Many Head Start Programs
Final performance standards are aimed at raising professional-development requirements and educational standards for the federal preschool program, while cutting the red tape.
School & District Management Teens Need More Sleep, But Districts Struggle to Shift Start Times
Transportation costs and family schedules are among the factors that make changing school start times tough for educators.
Families & the Community Proposal to Boost Head Start Hours, Year Draws Concern
Some providers warn they would have to drop children from the federal early-education program because of a lack of facilities or teachers.
Federal Arizona's English-Learner Debate Unlikely to Wane, Despite Ruling
Though a federal appeals court has upheld the state's mandate of four-hour blocks of English-immersion daily for ELLs, federal civil rights officials are pushing Arizona to overhaul its approach to language instruction.