School Climate & Safety
Education news, analysis, and opinion about learning environments, school safety, and discipline.
- School Climate & Safety As States Fall Short on Tracking Discipline, Concerns for Equity GrowPandemic upheavals have left a majority of states with holes in their data about discipline in schools, potentially worsening disparities.School Climate & Safety Proms During COVID-19: 'Un-Proms', 'Non-Proms', and MasqueradesHigh school proms are back in this second spring of COVID-19, though they may not look much like the traditional, pre-pandemic versions.School Climate & Safety Opinion 5 Things to Expect When Schools Return to In-Person LearningMany schools are just coming back to in-person learning. There are five issues all school communities should anticipate when that happens.School Climate & Safety What the Research Says 'High-Surveillance' Schools Lead to More Suspensions, Lower AchievementCameras, drug sweeps, and other surveillance increase exclusionary discipline, regardless of actual student misbehavior, new research finds.School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center Rising Numbers of Educators Say Pandemic Is Now Blown Out of Proportion, Survey ShowsAn EdWeek Research Center survey shows that nearly 3 of every 10 educators believe the pandemic is no longer a real threat to schools.School Climate & Safety How Biden's New Actions on Guns Could Affect Students and SchoolsPresident Joe Biden announced steps to prevent gun violence through executive action and a push for state and federal legislation.School Climate & Safety What the Research Says Teens Are Driving COVID-19 Surges. Can Schools Counteract That?Teenagers and young adults are now driving COVID-19 cases in some states, and experts say schools may be critical in preventing outbreaks.School Climate & Safety Data School Shootings Over Time: Incidents, Injuries, and DeathsExplore the data on school shootings that have resulted in injuries or deaths.School Climate & Safety Opinion Empowering Teachers and Parents to Speak Up on School SafetyRick Hess shares practical suggestions from Max Eden on how to ensure school discipline reforms are indeed keeping students and staff safe.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.