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Ed-Tech Policy Fewer Districts Are Providing Home Internet Access, But Students Still Need It
The pandemic has led to a boom in technology adoption among teachers and schools that requires high-speed broadband access at home.
Arianna Prothero, September 30, 2022
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Sabin Middle School student Marvionna J., center, works with classmates Marcus Q. and Aaron A. to identify evidence from the indentured servant letter.
Middle school student Marvionna J., center, works with classmates Marcus Q. and Aaron A. to identify evidence from an indentured servant letter in a 2018 social studies class at Sabin Middle School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Equity & Diversity Censoring Race and Racism Lessons Defies Best Practice and May Be Unlawful, Report Argues
A teachers' union and a lawyers' alliance marshal legal and pedagogical evidence for racially inclusive and culturally responsive teaching.
Eesha Pendharkar, September 29, 2022
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Missy Gendron RN, Lewiston High School nurse, unpacks pooled COVID-19 testing materials on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine. Gendron is going to be doing a walk through with staff next week. Classroom pooled testing is planned for the week following. Consent for COVID-19 pooled testing is being collected from parents now.
Missy Gendron, a nurse at Lewiston High School in Maine, unpacks COVID-19 testing materials in September 2021.
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Student Well-Being Half of School Nurses Report Being Harassed, Threatened
The past few years have been tough for school nurses for a few different reasons.
Arianna Prothero, September 28, 2022
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The Michigan City High School Girls Varsity Basketball team hosted a Future Wolves basketball camp for elementary and middle school girls on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at the high school.
The varsity girls basketball team at Michigan City High School in Michigan City, Ind., hosted a basketball camp for elementary and middle school girls last spring.
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Student Well-Being School Sports Participation Drops, Raising Concern About 'Physical Learning Loss'
But interest in e-sports and inclusive teams is rising.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 28, 2022
5 min read
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Student Achievement What the Research Says Scaling Up Intensive Tutoring: 4 Studies to Know
New research sheds light on how to get the most out of tutoring programs.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 27, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention What the Research Says What School Staffing Shortages Look Like Now
The latest federal data suggest districts will need more targeted approaches to fill the broad array of openings.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 27, 2022
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Equity & Diversity How Carefully Tailored PD Can Help Principals Become Equity Leaders
A partnership involving several districts suggests smart professional development can help principals improve equitable practices.
Denisa R. Superville, September 22, 2022
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Law & Courts As Rhetoric Heats Up, Many Parents Fear Politicians Are Using Children As ‘Political Pawns’
Not all parents buy the rationale policymakers have offered for limiting discussions of race and LGBTQ issues in school.
Ileana Najarro, September 22, 2022
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Teaching Profession What the Research Says The Big Connection Between Teachers' Burnout and Their Principals
Less-demanding principals make for less-stressed teachers, a new study suggests.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 21, 2022
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Teaching Profession What Teachers of Color Say Will Actually Work to Diversify the Profession
In a new survey, teachers of color pick the most effective recruitment and retention strategies.
Madeline Will, September 20, 2022
6 min read
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Curriculum Many Adults Did Not Learn Media Literacy Skills in High School. What Schools Can Do Now
Eighty-four percent of adults say they are on board with requiring media literacy in schools, according to a survey by Media Literacy Now.
Arianna Prothero, September 19, 2022
4 min read
Sherri Miller is the principal of Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C.
Sherri Miller is the principal of Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C.
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Reading & Literacy Listen: A Principal Reflects on Shifting to the 'Science of Reading'
Why is changing instructional practice so hard? 3 takeaways from EdWeek's Twitter Spaces discussion with a school leader.
Sarah Schwartz, September 16, 2022
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Student Well-Being NYC School Vaccination Study Shows Differences Based on Race and Community
Schools serving a majority of Asian students had the highest vaccination rates.
Alyson Klein, September 15, 2022
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