Teaching Profession Opinion What Does It Mean to 'Overspend' on Teacher Salaries?
Is it really possible for a district to spend too much money on teachers? Higher pay sows benefits beyond teachers' earnings.
Equity & Diversity Study Links Longer School Bus Rides to Chronic Absenteeism
Chronic absenteeism rates are as high as 12 percent for students with long bus rides, researchers find.
Law & Courts As Nation Reels From School Shooting, Supreme Court to Rule on Wider Right to Carry Guns
The justices are weighing a major Second Amendment case in which they heard from groups reminding them of the tally of mass school attacks.
School Climate & Safety Responding to Student Threats: Schools Wrestle With How to Prevent Violence
The deadly shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., spotlight the complexity of flagging and responding to potential warning signs.
Families & the Community N.Y.C. Schools Restarting Critically Needed Blood Donation Drives Stalled by COVID
Teens and educators are scrambling to bring school-based blood drives back to pre-pandemic levels.
Privacy & Security What Schools Can Learn From the Biggest Cyberattack Ever on a Single District
Hackers infiltrated a New York City school district vendor, jeopardizing personal information for 820,000 current and former students.
Equity & Diversity Want to Reduce Suspensions for Students of Color? Look to Teachers of Color
Black and Hispanic students are less likely to be suspended when they have a teacher of the same race, new research confirms.
States States Are Dropping School Mask Requirements. Here's the Latest and What's Ahead
By the end of this week, only five states and the District of Columbia will still mandate universal masking in schools.
Professional Development 'Ambassadors of Hope': Why Past Leaders Lean on Their Fellow Honorees
Former Leaders To Learn From say they've relied on their fellow honorees for inspiration, support, and new insights during the pandemic.
School & District Management Leader To Learn From Reinventing the School Librarian's Role: How a NYC Library Director Adapted to Change
When schools moved online at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, librarians had to learn quickly new ways to support teachers and students.
School Choice & Charters Bloomberg Launches $750 Million Fund to Grow Charter Schools Amid 'Broken' K-12 System
Former New York City mayor and one-time presidential hopeful Michael R. Bloomberg aims to add 150,000 charter school seats over five years.
Law & Courts Why Schools Have a Stake in U.S. Supreme Court Case That May Expand Gun Rights
In a case from New York state, the justices may further define the "sensitive places" such as schools where all firearms may be prohibited.
Education Funding State K-12 Spending Is Inequitable and Inadequate. See Where Yours Ranks
There's a $17,000 per student difference between the highest- and lowest-spending states. High-poverty schools suffer especially.