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White Plains High School students walk between classes, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in White Plains, N.Y.
High school students walk between classes in White Plains, N.Y.
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Student Well-Being Explainer What Does the CDC's New Mask Recommendation Mean for Schools?
The stance that vaccinated people don't need to wear masks hasn't provided clarity for schools, where masks are a key COVID-19 strategy.
Evie Blad & Stephen Sawchuk, May 14, 2021
8 min read
John Battle High School teacher Jennifer Daniel receives her COVID-19 vaccine in January in Abingdon, Va.
John Battle High School teacher Jennifer Daniel receives her COVID-19 vaccine in January in Abingdon, Va.
David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP
Teaching From Our Research Center Teachers Are More Stressed Out Than Ever, Even Amid Promising Developments, Survey Shows
Nearly 8 of every 10 teachers say work is "a lot" or "somewhat" more stressful now than it was a year ago, shortly after the pandemic began.
Holly Kurtz, May 14, 2021
3 min read
School & District Management Video Education Week Leadership Symposium: Resource Center
Resource Center for K-12 education’s premier leadership event.
May 14, 2021
1 min read
A trash can and pink kiddie pool are used to collect water that leaks from the roof into the media center at Green County High School in Snow Hill, N.C..
A trash can and pink kiddie pool are used to collect water that leaks from the roof into the media center at Green County High School in Snow Hill, N.C..
Alex Boerner for Education Week
Education Funding A Lifelong Advocate Explains Why The Feds Need to Invest in the Nation's School Buildings
A veteran advocate for improving school buildings sees the fight for funding as a generational battle with enormous stakes for communities.
Mark Lieberman, May 13, 2021
6 min read
Illustration of syringe tied to stick
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School & District Management Cash for Shots? Districts Take New Tacks to Boost Teacher Vaccinations
In order to get more school staff vaccinated, some district leaders are tempting them with raffles, jeans passes, and cash.
Madeline Will, May 13, 2021
8 min read
Doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine are seen being prepared on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Decatur, Ga. Hundreds of children, ages 12 to 15, received the Pfizer vaccine at the DeKalb Pediatric Center, just days after it was approved for use within their age group. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
Education $500M for School Nurses Included in Biden Administration's Latest Virus Response
The government is providing $7.4 billion to expand the nation's public health capacity, including hiring school nurses to vaccinate kids.
The Associated Press, May 13, 2021
2 min read
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, talks during a news conference in front of the Richard R. Green High School of Teaching on Sept. 8, 2020.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, talks during a news conference in front of the Richard R. Green High School of Teaching on Sept. 8, 2020.
Mark Lennihan/AP
School & District Management National Teachers' Union President: Schools Must Reopen 5 Days a Week This Fall
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten wants five days a week of in-person school next fall.
Madeline Will, May 13, 2021
4 min read
Flags decorate a space outside the office of the Education Secretary at the Education Department in Washington on Aug. 9, 2017.
Flags decorate a space outside the office of the Education Secretary at the Education Department in Washington on Aug. 9, 2017.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP
Federal Biden Pick for Education Civil Rights Office Has History With Racial Equity, LGBTQ Issues
Biden selected Catherine Lhamon to lead the Education Department's civil rights work, a role she also held in the Obama administration.
Evie Blad, May 13, 2021
2 min read
13-year-old Olivia Edwards gets a bandage from a nurse after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in King of Prussia, Pa. on May 11, 2021.
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Edwards gets a bandage from a nurse after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in King of Prussia, Pa., this week.
Matt Slocum/AP
Student Well-Being Explainer Can Schools Require Students to Get COVID-19 Vaccines, and Will They?
As younger children qualify for COVID-19 vaccines, health experts wonder if families will opt out of the vaccine if it's not required.
Evie Blad, May 12, 2021
7 min read
South Carolina Education Superintendent Molly Spearman, right, and Gov. Henry McMaster, left, announce the state will spend $24 million in a legal settlement on both school buses and regular buses that don't run on diesel fuel during a news conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. The money came from a settlement with Volkswagen over emission testing. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins).
Education S.C. Governor ‘Inciting Hysteria’ by Allowing Mask Opt-Out, Says State Superintendent
S.C.'s public schools chief said the governor had no legal basis for allowing parents to opt their children out of wearing masks in schools.
The Associated Press, May 12, 2021
2 min read