Issues

October 27, 2021

Education Week, Vol. 41, Issue 11
Conceptual illustration of young adults in limbo
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Education Briefly Stated: October 27, 2021
October 26, 2021
8 min read
Stephanie LeBlanc, instructional strategist at Greeley Middle School in Cumberland Center, Maine.
Stephanie LeBlanc, an instructional strategist at Greely Middle School in Cumberland Center, Maine, has picked up numerous additional duties to help cover for staffing shortages at the school.
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School & District Management How Staff Shortages Are Crushing Schools
Mark Lieberman, October 15, 2021
11 min read
Conceptual image of a board meeting.
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Man holding large pencil and marking X's  on an oversized calendar showing a 4 day work week.
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Brenda Stephens, a school board member with Orange County Public Schools in Hillsborough, N.C. has purchased a weapon and taken a concealed carry class over concerns for her personal safety.
Brenda Stephens, a school board member in Hillsborough, N.C., says board members face threats and bullying, an atmosphere far different from what she's encountered in years of board service.
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Federal School Boards, 'Domestic Terrorism,' and Free Speech: Inside the Debate
Andrew Ujifusa, October 20, 2021
13 min read
A book becomes an open doorway
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Harvard University freshman Daniela Andrade on campus October 12, 2021 in Cambridge, Mass.
Harvard University freshman Daniela Andrade takes a break between classes earlier this fall at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
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Magdalina Estiverne poses for a portrait at her home in Orlando, Fla., on October 2, 2020. Estiverne graduated from high school in the spring of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Orlando, Fla., student Magdalena Estiverne poses for a portrait in 2020, four months after her high school graduation.
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Conceptual Illustration of locks in cyberspace
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School & District Management Opinion The Pandemic Could Have Unlocked Remote Schooling. It Hasn't
Robin J. Lake, October 25, 2021
5 min read
Illustration of hands holding up lightbulbs representing ideas.
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Teaching Profession Opinion Advice to New Teachers From a 20-Year Veteran
Stephen Guerriero, October 19, 2021
4 min read
Conceptual Illustration of burnt-out leader.
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School & District Management Opinion We’re Facing a Looming Crisis of Principal Burnout
David E. DeMatthews, October 21, 2021
4 min read