Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Rejects Civil Rights Suit by Parkland Survivors
The court in Atlanta held that students who survived the 2018 mass school shooting could not recover from the missteps of public officials.
Data Using Student Data to Identify Future Criminals: A Privacy Debacle
A police department uses sensitive school data to keep a secret list of students it deems as at risk of engaging in criminal behavior.
Teaching Survey: Teachers and Students Are Struggling With Online Learning
In a new RAND report, teachers in remote and hybrid environments reported more challenges than those in solely face-to-face instruction.
School Climate & Safety Opinion The Pandemic Is Raging. Here's How to Support Your Grieving Students
What do students who have experienced a loss need in the classroom? Brittany R. Collins digs into the science.
School Climate & Safety Ky. Police Commissioner Resigns After Student Newspaper Investigation
The student newspaper at duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Ky., first reported on the state's problematic police training material.
School Climate & Safety Opinion This Election Is Traumatizing for Many Students (and Educators). Here's How to Help
Three trauma-informed practices can ease polarization in the classroom, write professor Anita Chari and trauma therapist Angelica Singh.
School Climate & Safety Opinion What Demands to 'Open Schools Now!' Sound Like to a Teacher
COVID-19 deniers’ attacks on educators are part of a long history of asking public schools to do more with less, writes Lyn Peticolas.
School Climate & Safety What Do Parents Think of COVID 19-Era Learning Now?
The newest data show parents are still concerned about the quality of online-only learning, while those attending in-person believe schools are doing a decent job with safety protocols.
School Climate & Safety Opinion Family-School Relationships Are the Missing Link in COVID-19 Era Education
Authors from the Family-School Collaboration Design Research Project share seven recommendations for improving those relationships now.
School Climate & Safety Opinion As Schools Recover After COVID-19, Look to New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina taught the city lessons that apply to education across the nation now, writes economist Douglas N. Harris.
Teaching 50 or More Students in One Class: The New Reality for Some K-12 Teachers
The instructional techniques teachers normally use won't work in classes with 50, 60, or 70 students, educators say.
School Climate & Safety Opinion How Ready Are We to Support Kids Through This Trauma?
School counselors aren't getting what they need to properly support their students, write four researchers.
School Climate & Safety Most Teachers Say They're Worried About Getting COVID-19 at Work
Teachers and parents have a long list of health precautions they feel are essential to reopening schools, but teachers are somewhat less confident that their districts will put those measures in place.