School Climate & Safety
Education news, analysis, and opinion about learning environments, school design, school safety, and discipline.
- School Climate & Safety When Toxic Positivity Seeps Into Schools, Here's What Educators Can DoPapering over legitimate, negative feelings with phrases like "look on the bright side" can be harmful for teachers and students.School Climate & Safety Online Summit Getting School Climate Right—A Guide for PrincipalsLearn from school climate experts, principals, and others about how to establish school climate best practices, and more.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.In this webinar, presented by PowerSchool in partnership with University of California, Davis, our presenters will highlight lessons learned from the first half of the K-12 school year. Our presenters will share strategies in promoting digital learning,School Climate & Safety Opinion Teaching's 'New Normal'? There's Nothing Normal About the Constant Threat of DeathAs the bizarre becomes ordinary, don't forget what's at stake for America's teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Justin Minkel.School Climate & Safety Letter to the Editor Invisibility to Inclusivity for LGBTQ StudentsTo the Editor:
I read with interest “The Essential Traits of a Positive School Climate” (Special Report: “Getting School Climate Right: A Guide for Principals,” Oct. 14, 2020). The EdWeek Research Center survey of principals and teachers provides interesting insight as to why there are still school climate issues for LGBTQ students.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.How are K-12 leaders working to reopen schools while ensuring the health and safety of their students and communities during this unprecedented time? Join leaders from KIPP Texas and Marin Country Day School for aSchool Climate & Safety As Election 2020 Grinds On, Young Voters Stay HookedIn states like Georgia, the push to empower the youth vote comes to fruition at a time when “every vote counts” is more than just a slogan.School Climate & Safety Opinion The Pandemic Is Raging. Here's How to Support Your Grieving StudentsWhat do students who have experienced a loss need in the classroom? Brittany R. Collins digs into the science.School Climate & Safety Ky. Police Commissioner Resigns After Student Newspaper InvestigationThe student newspaper at duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Ky., first reported on the state's problematic police training material.School Climate & Safety Opinion This Election Is Traumatizing for Many Students (and Educators). Here's How to HelpThree trauma-informed practices can ease polarization in the classroom, write professor Anita Chari and trauma therapist Angelica Singh.School Climate & Safety Opinion What Demands to 'Open Schools Now!' Sound Like to a TeacherCOVID-19 deniers’ attacks on educators are part of a long history of asking public schools to do more with less, writes Lyn Peticolas.School Climate & Safety How One School Avoided a COVID-19 Outbreak and ShutdownStrict protocols and limited community spread helped a Maine high school stay open for in person instruction when its first coronavirus case turned up.School Climate & Safety What Do Parents Think of COVID 19-Era Learning Now?The newest data show parents are still concerned about the quality of online-only learning, while those attending in-person believe schools are doing a decent job with safety protocols.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Join school leaders, system leaders, and experts from the field in a discussion about how school leaders can use climate data to increase student agency and equity, even in virtual schooling. Aspen Education recently released