Issues

June 16, 2021

Education Week, Vol. 40, Issue 36
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Education Briefly Stated: June 9, 2021
June 8, 2021
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Heath Oates, Superintendent of El Dorado Springs R-2 School District, says to drive through the the school district of El Dorado Springs in Missouri "from end to end could take 45 minutes." Much of it doesn't have cell phone service. His school district is all white. Students were given Verizon Hotspots so they could attend virtually.
Heath Oates, superintendent of the sprawling El Dorado Springs R-2 School District in Missouri, says much of the community has spotty Wi-Fi and cell service, so students were given Verizon Hotspots so they could attend school virtually.
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Chad Russell, Flower Mound High School Principal, in his office at the school in Flower Mound, Texas, on June 2, 2021. Russell contracted COVID-19 in December of 2020 and is still recovering after a six-week stay in the hospital, which included time on a ventilator.
High school principal Chad Russell said he survived a "close-to-death" experience with his COVID-19 illness that kept him hospitalized far from home for weeks, including 12 days on a ventilator.
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Deering High School in Portland, Maine, one of two schools to have their SROs removed.
Deering High School in Portland, Maine, one of two schools to have their SROs removed.
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School & District Management Opinion What Does It Mean to Call a Program 'Evidence-Based' Anyway?
Fiona Hollands, Yuan Chang & Venita Holmes, June 9, 2021
5 min read
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School & District Management Opinion 8 Considerations for Designing High-Impact Tutoring
Kevin Newman, June 8, 2021
4 min read
Science Letter to the Editor Science-Score Declines Have Impact Well Beyond the Classroom
June 10, 2021
1 min read
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Equity & Diversity Opinion I Am an Indian American Man. I Had Anti-Racist Work to Do
Anil Hurkadli, June 10, 2021
5 min read