Education Funding States Are Waffling Over Billions in K-12 Federal Relief. Schools Are Getting Antsy.
Schools in some states have already started spending money from recent federal stimulus packages. Others don’t yet have the dollars in hand.
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.
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center During COVID-19, Schools Have Made a Mad Dash to 1-to-1 Computing. What Happens Next?
Districts that purchased devices for hybrid and remote learning will have to determine how to use them for in-person instruction.
Budget & Finance District Savings Are Running Dry Amid COVID-19, Putting Some Schools in Dire Straits
Some of the nation's poorest districts, many of them mostly Black and Latino, scratch to meet pandemic-driven needs with little in the bank.
Families & the Community Leader To Learn From Driving Academic Improvement by Empowering Parents
Central to turning around public education in Detroit is reengaging the parents who had been largely cut out of the district.
Federal DeVos Appoints New Leader of African-American Education Initiative
Terris Todd, a former teacher and school administrator in the Battle Creek, Mich., schools, is the ethnic vice chair of the Michigan Republican Party.
Data Knowing How Students and Teachers Use Tech Is Vital
Data on the usage of educational technology tools can provide districts with a helpful road map for improving student engagement under remote, in-person, or hybrid learning conditions. See how school districts are using such data to make smart, strategic decisions.
School & District Management How Layoffs Upend Life for Educators, Students, and Districts
Pandemic-inflicted budget cuts have cost thousands of educators their jobs. Here’s how that’s playing out in five districts around the country.
Student Well-Being As Demand for Food Grows Under Coronavirus, Schools Step Up
Districts are reconfiguring services, offering hazard pay, and partnering with food banks to keep up with a growing, unprecedented demand for food services during the school shutdown.
School & District Management The Inspiring Legacy of Flint's First Black Superintendent, Dead From Coronavirus
Nathel Burtley, 79, was a lifelong educator who led the Flint, Mich., school system, paving the way for other African-American educators to become the heads of districts. He died earlier this month from the coronavirus.
School & District Management Schools Reconsider the Calendar as Students Grow More Diverse
A growing number of schools are re-evaluating their policies on religious holidays in response to the changing demographics of their students.
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Michigan
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
Special Education In Flint, Schools Overwhelmed by Special Ed. Needs in Aftermath of Lead Crisis
The Flint, Mich. schools are straining to meet the special education needs of children exposed to lead from Michigan's Flint River.