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Veronica Esquivel, 10, finishes her homework after her virtual school hours while her brother Isias Esquivel sits in front of his computer on Feb. 10, 2021, at their residence in Chicago's predominantly Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood. Her mother, Rosa, worries that her diabetes and her husband's high blood pressure could put their lives at risk if their kids brought the coronavirus home from school.
Veronica Esquivel, 10, finishes her homework after virtual school, while her brother Isias Esquivel sits in front of his computer in their Chicago home in February. Their mother worried that sending them back to in-person learning would put her and her husband at risk for getting COVID-19.
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School & District Management Remote Learning Isn't Going Away. Will It Create Separate—and Unequal—School Systems?
Demand for remote learning is likely to continue in the fall, raising concerns about the quality of education virtual students will receive.
Catherine Gewertz, May 4, 2021
9 min read
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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.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
2 min read
Woman applying "Welcome Back" sign to the school entrance
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States How to Talk About Next School Year Presents a Big Test for Education Leaders
State K-12 officials must clearly communicate plans for safety, academics, and mental health, while mixing urgency with nuance.
Andrew Ujifusa, April 12, 2021
12 min read
Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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School & District Management Should Educators, Board Members Be Disciplined for Supporting Anti-Democratic Beliefs?
The fallout from the violent attack on the Capitol building has prompted introspection about how education can help protect democracy.
Mark Lieberman, January 29, 2021
11 min read
Andy McGill, K-12 assistant principal at West Liberty-Salem Local School District in West Liberty, Ohio.
Andy McGill, K-12 assistant principal at West Liberty-Salem Local School District in Ohio, includes coronavirus response among his administrative duties.
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School & District Management A COVID-19 Lull Gives Way to ‘Borderline Insanity’
When the number of cases started to rise steeply, a school community hammered out a routine. Then a basketball player tested positive.
Denisa R. Superville, January 14, 2021
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Law & Courts Appeals Court Rules for Religious Schools in Latest Challenge to Pandemic Restrictions
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, exempted nine religious schools from an Ohio county's school closure order.
Mark Walsh, January 3, 2021
2 min read
Education States Ordering Schools to Close in Response to Coronavirus
"We have a responsibility to save lives," Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said on Twitter. "We could have waited to close schools, but based on advice from health experts, this is the time to do it."
Andrew Ujifusa, March 12, 2020
4 min read
Senior basketball player Ismail James practices at Hughes STEM High School in Cincinnati. All of the school’s athletes work with a teacher, administrator, or counselor who provides them with academic support to meet eligibility requirements to play.
Senior basketball player Ismail James practices at Hughes STEM High School in Cincinnati. All of the school’s athletes work with a teacher, administrator, or counselor who provides them with academic support to meet eligibility requirements to play.
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Student Well-Being Like College Athletes, These High School Players Get an Assist on Academics
An unusual program in Cincinnati provides academic coaches to help high school players meet eligibility requirements to stay in the game.
Stephen Sawchuk, February 21, 2020
8 min read
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Ohio
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
5 min read
Braydan Finnerty, 2nd grade, chooses letter magnets off the board while doing a spelling exercise in front of the rest of the class at Beverly Gardens Elementary in Dayton, Ohio.
Braydan Finnerty, 2nd grade, chooses letter magnets off the board while doing a spelling exercise in front of the rest of the class at Beverly Gardens Elementary in Dayton, Ohio.
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Reading & Literacy A Look Inside One Classroom's Reading Overhaul
At an Ohio school, teachers who once “did their own thing” are now using structured literacy programs—and they say they’re seeing gains.
Catherine Gewertz, December 3, 2019
9 min read
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Every Student Succeeds Act States Gear Up to Overhaul K-12 Funding in 2020
The political landscape for updating school finance systems won’t be any easier in the 2020 legislative season, despite a surging economy, state flexibility under ESSA, and single-party control in many states.
Daarel Burnette II, December 3, 2019
6 min read
School & District Management Voter Turnout Drops for School Board Elections Where Charters Thrive
In Ohio, enrollments in charters were linked with modest declines in votes cast in odd-year school board elections.
Stephen Sawchuk, June 18, 2019
4 min read
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reacts after taking the oath of office alongside his wife Fran at the Ohio Statehouse. A controversy over the state’s largest full-time online charter school last year put a sharp focus on charter school oversight and accountability, an issue that may resonate with lawmakers elsewhere in this year’s legislative sessions.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reacts after taking the oath of office alongside his wife Fran at the Ohio Statehouse. A controversy over the state’s largest full-time online charter school last year put a sharp focus on charter school oversight and accountability, an issue that may resonate with lawmakers elsewhere in this year’s legislative sessions.
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States Charter Debates Could Be Coming to State Legislatures
As new lawmakers and governors get down to business, they’re likely to confront oversight, accountability, and other policy challenges involving the charter sector.
Marva Hinton, January 23, 2019
7 min read
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Ohio
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
5 min read