Issues

February 24, 2021

Education Week, Vol. 40, Issue 23
Elementary students in Brownsville, Texas, eat a socially distanced lunch in the school cafeteria. Experts say there are ways to mitigate the risk of contracting COVID-19 even when kids take their masks off to eat.
Elementary students in Brownsville, Texas, eat a socially distanced lunch in the school cafeteria. Experts say there are ways to mitigate the risk of contracting COVID-19 when kids take their masks off to eat.
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Image of a child interacting with a teacher through the computer.
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Reading & Literacy 5 Ways to Remotely Support Students With Dyslexia
Corey Mitchell, February 11, 2021
7 min read
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, left, feels for airflow from a ventilation unit inside a classroom at Bronx Collaborative High School, during an August visit with Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, to review health safeguards in that city's schools.
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, left, feels for airflow from a ventilation unit inside a classroom at Bronx Collaborative High School, during an August visit with Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, to review safeguards against COVID-19 in city schools.
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Teaching Profession Teachers Are Stressed Out, and It's Causing Some to Quit
Madeline Will, February 22, 2021
7 min read
Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center principal Marchel Woods, center rear, greets parents dropping off their children for class on Oct. 5, 2020, at the Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center in Miami.
Principal Marchel Woods, center rear, greets parents dropping off children at the Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center in Miami. A new study quantifies the connection between principal effectiveness and students' academic achievement.
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Students at Louisa County High School in Mineral, Va., sit behind plexiglass dividers to promote social distancing.
Students at Louisa County High School in Mineral, Va., sit behind Plexiglas dividers. Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would require all school districts to offer in-person instruction with COVID-19 precautions.
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States Governors, State Lawmakers: Schools Should Reopen for In-Person Learning
Evie Blad, February 11, 2021
10 min read
Linda Davila-Macal, a seventh grade reading teacher at BL Garza Middle School in Edinburg, Texas, works from her virtual classroom at her home on Aug. 31, 2020.
A teacher leads a virtual classroom from her home.
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A female teacher contemplates what her students are talking about
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Teaching Opinion Being a Teacher Means Talking About Sensitive Social Issues. Here's How
Laura Brady, Stephanie Fryberg, Hazel Rose Markus, Camilla Griffiths, Jenny Yang, Perla Rodriguez & Laura Mannen-Martínez, February 9, 2021
5 min read
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Federal Opinion 'Data' Has Become a Dirty Word to Public Education Advocates. It Doesn't Have to Be
Jeffrey R. Henig, February 9, 2021
5 min read
Joyful figures raise their hands and sparkle inside the profile of a smiling woman
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Don't Teach Black History Without Joy
Jania Hoover , February 19, 2021
4 min read