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April 28, 2021

Education Week, Vol. 40, Issue 31
Tyshawn, 9, left, and his brother Tyler, 11, right, of Baltimore, hold signs saying "Black Lives Matter" and "I Can't Breathe" as they sit on a concrete barrier near a police line as demonstrators protest along a section of 16th Street that has been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington on June 24, 2020.
Tyshawn, 9, left, and his brother Tyler, 11, right, of Baltimore, hold signs saying "Black Lives Matter" and "I Can't Breathe" as they sit on a concrete barrier at a demonstration near the White House in the summer of 2020.
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George Floyd's name is written on a sidewalk near the intersection of Florence and Normandie Avenues in Los Angeles on April 20, 2021, after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd.
George Floyd's name is written on a sidewalk near the intersection of Florence and Normandie Avenues in Los Angeles this week after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd.
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Education Briefly Stated: April 28, 2021
April 27, 2021
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West Jefferson High School seniors get their temperature checked before entering the Harvey, La., school as students return for in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic on Aug. 31, 2020.
West Jefferson High School seniors get their temperature checked before entering the Harvey, La., school.
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Budget & Finance FEMA Will Cover Some COVID-19 Staffing Costs for Schools
Mark Lieberman, April 19, 2021
3 min read
Silhouette of group of students with data overlay.
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New research suggests such surveillance systems may increase discipline disparities.
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A Jefferson County School District student receives takes several bags with free meals delivered by a school bus in Fayette, Miss. As schools transitioned to remote learning during the pandemic, buses that once transported students now deliver meals and internet access. Those interruptions have made it more difficult to identify students at risk of homelessness.
A student receives free meals delivered by a school bus in Fayette, Miss. During the pandemic, buses that once transported students now deliver meals and internet access. Those interruptions have made it more difficult to identify students at risk of homelessness.
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 teachers and leaders looking around for direction
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Woman applying "Welcome Back" sign to the school entrance
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Messed up puzzle pieces of an American flag on a dark blue background
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States 8 States Debate Bills to Restrict How Teachers Discuss Racism, Sexism
Sarah Schwartz, April 15, 2021
8 min read
A crowd of people of color stand together
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Students: Racial Justice Demands More Than a Lawn Sign
Julian Taylor & Phoenix Garayùa-Tudryn, April 21, 2021
5 min read
Firefighters fighting fire
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Education Funding Opinion What Ed. Leaders Can Learn From a Wildfire About Spending $129 Billion in Federal Funds
Kristen McQuillan, April 19, 2021
4 min read
A butterfly lands on balanced stones in front of tranquil waters and a sunset
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Trans Youth Are Under Attack. Educators Must Step Up
Harper B. Keenan & Z Nicolazzo, April 8, 2021
4 min read