School & District Management School Workers May Get Early Shot at COVID-19 Vaccine. Will They Take It?
School and district leaders need to understand the reasons some educators are hesitant to get the vaccine and address them head-on.
Federal Include School Employees in Next Phase of Vaccinations, Federal Panel Recommends
School employees should be included among "frontline essential workers" in COVID-19 vaccine plans, a federal panel recommended Sunday.
Education Trump Administration Guidance Says School Staff Are 'Critical' Workers
The Department of Homeland Security's guidance, which is nonbinding, says teachers, cafeteria workers, mental health professionals, and others are "critical infrastructure workers" in schools.
School & District Management Thousands of Educators Laid Off Already Due to COVID-19, and More Expected
The job losses in dozens of school districts so far reflect deep economic strain and mounting challenges for the 2020-21 academic year.
School & District Management How Layoffs Upend Life for Educators, Students, and Districts
Pandemic-inflicted budget cuts have cost thousands of educators their jobs. Here’s how that’s playing out in five districts around the country.
School & District Management Staffing Hard-to-Fill Bus-Driver Positions in a Pandemic
School transportation officials seek creative ways to keep their fleets staffed up while economics and health concerns make recruitment more challenging.
School & District Management Explainer Getting Kids to School: Tackling the COVID-19 Transportation Problem
Reducing ridership, "walking school buses," and staggered schedules are among the strategies districts are considering.
Student Well-Being Video A New Role in a New Normal: Closing Down the Clinic
Second in a series of three videos, two school nurses return to school to close down their clinic for the year after being away since March.
Student Well-Being Video A New Role in a New Normal: How Two School Nurses are Preparing for School Reopenings
First in a series of three videos, two school nurses process how their profession has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
School & District Management 'Amazing Cook' for Austin, Texas, Schools Dies From Coronavirus
Patricia "Pati" Hernandez, 51, was a long-time food service worker who spent the last decade preparing student meals at Casis Elementary School in Austin.
School & District Management Paying School Employees During Prolonged Shutdowns Is a Major Dilemma
A federal measure could provide some short-term relief, but districts are scrambling to pay school employees during indefinite closures.
School & District Management How to Deploy School Nurses During Coronavirus (If You Have Them)
School nurses are critical partners and advisers to school leaders who are managing responses to the coronavirus outbreak. Here are ways schools should deploy nurses, if they have them.
School & District Management If Coronavirus Closes School, Who Gets Paid and How?
These are some of the biggest issues for districts to grapple with as they plan for shutting down schools in response to the coronavirus.