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School & District Management Opinion Pursue School Improvement Through Persuasion, Not Vilification
Neither haranguing opponents nor talking solely to the like-minded is likely to change minds or locate common ground.
3 min read
Equity & Diversity Schools Trying to Prioritize Equity Have Their Work Cut Out for Them, Survey Shows
The pandemic exacerbated pre-existing inequities in education. Practitioners and researchers offer advice on how to move forward.
5 min read
Equity & Diversity Schools Are Resegregating. There's a Push for the Supreme Court to Consider That
As the court weighs race-conscious college admissions policies, some say the needs of resegregating K-12 schools ought to considered, too.
8 min read
Student Well-Being Students Have Ideas to Address Mental Health Challenges. They Want to Be Heard
Students have solutions that can help teachers and school leaders support youth dealing with stress, anxiety, and other issues.
8 min read
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Equity & Diversity More States Push Schools to Drop Native American Mascots
At states' urging, schools will drop Native American mascots, citing the harm of racist stereotypes. The changes bring logistical and political challenges.
6 min read
A high school football player in a blue helmet with an orange arrow on it tackles a player in a white and green uniform.
A player from the Westlake High School Warriors in Thousand Oaks, Calif., plays football in a helmet with an arrowhead logo. California has banned only certain Native American-themed mascots, but other states have passed broader restrictions.
Alex Gallardo
School & District Management Opinion School Closures Are Coming. What Not to Do
Student-achievement growth should trump low enrollment and failing buildings in making closure decisions, write two researchers.
Douglas N. Harris & Valentina Martinez Pabon
3 min read
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Budget & Finance Property Taxes Fuel K-12 Budgets. How Well Does That Work?
A new report explores the role of property taxes in school funding and ways to offset their pinch as inflation rises.
4 min read
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