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School Choice & Charters Opinion Is Hybrid Home Schooling the Future of Education?
Rick Hess speaks with Mike McShane about hybrid home schooling, which combines the best of home schooling and traditional schooling.
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Teaching Opinion Does Humor Help Students Remember?
If you want kids to pay attention to the news, new research shows that comedy might help.
Emily Falk
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Equity & Diversity Opinion 'We All Have LGBTQ Students, Whether We Know It or Not'
Three educators provide suggestions to support LGBTQ students, including respecting pronouns and having LGBTQ authors in classroom libraries.
11 min read
School & District Management Opinion Pandemic Recovery Will Require the Best School Leaders
To face the education challenges of today and tomorrow, we must invest in the principal pipeline.
Michael J. Petrilli
4 min read
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School & District Management Opinion Ed. Leaders: Discuss Race, Call Out White Supremacy
Downplaying the realities of racism leads to misunderstanding school problems and developing inadequate solutions.
John B. Diamond & Jennifer Cheatham
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School & District Management Opinion How I Survived Illness and Racism to Find My 'Tribe'
A Black school leader reflects on the hardest year of her professional life.
Reba Y. Hodge
4 min read
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Accountability Opinion Absenteeism Is the Wrong Student Engagement Metric to Use Now
In a post-pandemic era for school accountability, let’s focus on measuring what matters.
Sara Johnson, Annette Anderson & Ruth Faden
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