Teaching & Learning Districts Retreat to Remote Learning Even as Biden Calls for Reopening Schools
A new study shows a big jump in the percentage of districts moving to remote-only instruction since November.
School & District Management As More Schools Resume In-Person Learning, Some Lessons From Districts That Did It First
Leaders of four districts that made the leap share what’s working—and what’s not—as in-person classes get underway.
School & District Management Schools Seek Cover From Special Education Lawsuits, But Advocates See Another Motive
Special education advocates argue the push for liability protection is a veiled attempt to seek waivers from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the nation's primary special education law.
School & District Management Educators Losing Confidence in Trump, DeVos, Some Governors; Support for Mask Requirements Rising
Educator support for how governors are handling the K-12 challenges related to the coronavirus dropped from 57 percent to 39 percent between April and July, but opinions varied significantly from state to state, an EdWeek Research Center survey found.
Equity & Diversity Many of America's Schools Aren't Fully Accessible for Students With Disabilities
In a new Government Accountability Office report, districts cite funding constraints as the main reason for not making their buildings accessible, a longstanding problem.
School & District Management Rising Wave of Districts Sticking With Full-Time Remote Learning
A growing number of schools will return to full-time remote learning in the 2020-21 school year, defying pressure from federal leaders.
School Climate & Safety Opinion I Need More From My Daughter's School Than Lip Service About Racism
Districts must put real action behind their anti-racist statements, writes Funmi Haastrup. Here are five places to start.
Federal How Districts, States Can Survive the COVID-19 Recession
The swift, deep collapse of revenue brought on by the coronavirus pandemic could devastate school district budgets. Here's what veteran school leaders and finance experts say can be done to prepare for a prolonged downturn and limit the damage.
Education Funding Devastated Budgets and Widening Inequities: How the Coronavirus Collapse Will Impact Schools
The recession brought on by the pandemic will make inequalities in schools worse.
Budget & Finance Interactive Data Lookup: Assess Your School District's Risk for Budget Cuts
Find out how much your school district depends on state aid—an important indicator of how well school systems can withstand the recession.