Law & Courts Diverse Array of Groups Back Student in Supreme Court Case on Off-Campus Speech
John and Mary Beth Tinker, central to the landmark speech case that bears their name, argue that even offensive speech merits protection.
Education Reports of Child Abuse From School Sources Fell Sharply During the Pandemic
At-risk children can be invisible to the system without the attention of an in-person school environment, a new analysis finds.
Early Childhood How Two Child-Care Centers Put Competition Aside and Created a Partnership During COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, two early-childhood centers put their competition aside to work together to support families during the pandemic.
School & District Management Districts Offer Cash to Families Who Skip the School Bus
Facing big transportation costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some school districts will pay parents or caregivers to get their kids to school, or charge them for the bus ride.
Teaching Artificial Intelligence in K-12: The Right Mix for Learning or a Bad Idea?
The rapid shift to tech-driven, remote learning this spring has infused more technology into K-12 education, but AI tools still remain on the fringe.
Professional Development How Districts Are Helping Teachers Get Better at Tech Under Coronavirus
Educators are struggling to learn how to use new tech tools—devices, apps, software, and online textbooks—in greater volume than ever before.
Classroom Technology Teach New Content or Review Familiar Material? A Tough Call During Coronavirus Closures
Schools must make the critical decision whether to reinforce the learning that students have already done this year or introduce new content.
School & District Management Hacked and Cut Off From the Public: This Is School Board Business in the Coronavirus Crisis
Social distancing is forcing school business to be conducted virtually, putting school boards in the difficult spot of making crucial decisions on spending and other issues without the same level of public input.
Families & the Community Black Parents Force District to End Academic Tracking
Fed up with their district’s unmet pledges to stop steering African American students into low-level classes, parents take action.
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Pennsylvania
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
Education A Big Charter School Struggle Has Been Galvanized by a Democratic Governor
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, has become increasingly critical of charter schools this year, and his new proposals for charters would change how they operate and how they are funded.
States Watch: A Year After Parkland Shooting, States Counting on Student Tips to Help Prevent School Violence
A year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, more states are setting up anonymous tip lines to help prevent school violence. Learn more about their efforts, and the challenges that come with them, in this video report.