School & District Management More Than 1 Million Students Didn't Enroll During the Pandemic. Will They Come Back?
Education Week analyzed state data to gather a more comprehensive understanding of this year's enrollment loss.
Law & Courts The Opioid Crisis Hit Schools Hard. Now They Want Drug Companies to Pay Up
School districts have collectively spent at least $127 billion on services for students affected by opioid addiction, recent court filings say.
States From Our Research Center State Grades on School Finance: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on school finance, along with how they scored on a host of indicators.
Education Funding From Our Research Center Nation Earns a 'C' on School Finance, Reflecting Inconsistency in K-12 Funding and Equity
The Edweek Research Center's latest analysis finds a gulf in many states between per-pupil spending and how that K-12 money goes out.
Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Education Kentucky Governor Vetoes Controversial School Choice, Pension Bills
Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a school choice bill that he said would “greatly harm” public education in Kentucky.
School & District Management Kentucky Is Set to Be the First State to Finish Vaccinating Teachers
Teachers in the state who opt out of vaccination will likely no longer be able to work remotely.
States From Our Research Center State and National Highlights Reports (Quality Counts 2021)
The Quality Counts 2021 State Highlights Reports capture the key data you need to assess your state’s performance.
Law & Courts Supreme Court Denies Kentucky Religious Academy's Challenge to School Closing Order
The justices, over two dissents, cited the imminent expiration of the order. The school could challenge again if the order is renewed.
Law & Courts Kentucky Religious School Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Block State Closure Order
Danville Christian Academy is seeking emergency relief from the COVID-19 closure order after losing in federal appeals court.
Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Lifts Block on Kentucky School Closure Order
The injunction would have let private religious schools reopen despite the governor's order barring in-person instruction.
Special Education Serving Special Needs Students During COVID-19: A Rural Educator's Story
Just because a rural school system has internet doesn’t mean everyone can afford it. That’s why James Barrett delivers paper work packets, along with meals, to his students during the COVID-19 crisis.
School & District Management How Schools Will Overcome the 'Coronavirus Slide:' Ideas From 5 Superintendents
With many school buildings closed for the rest of the academic year—and more to follow—district leaders turn their attention to making up for what may be deep learning losses.