School & District Management 4-Day School Weeks: New Research Examines the Benefits and Drawbacks
More than 1,600 districts have 4-day weeks. While students report more time for sleep and hobbies, academics lag, according to a new study.
School & District Management Opinion The Pandemic Forced My District to Make One Big Change Worth Keeping
The disruptive change of COVID-19 can offer opportunities even in the face of tragedy.
Student Well-Being Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here's What Schools Can Do
Schools were struggling to meet students' mental health needs before the pandemic disrupted classes. Now those needs have ballooned.
Student Achievement Opinion Learning Recovery: The Research on Tutoring, Extended School Year, and Other Strategies
Evidence points most strongly to the value of high-dose tutoring, but other approaches have merit too, writes researcher Heather C. Hill.
School & District Management Webinar What's Ahead for Hybrid Learning: Putting Best Practices in Motion
It’s safe to say hybrid learning—a mix of in-person and remote instruction that evolved quickly during the pandemic—is probably here to stay in K-12 education to some extent. That is the case even though increasing
School & District Management Districts Eye Summer and Beyond to Recoup Learning Losses. Here's What 3 Have on Tap
Longer school years, summer school, and after-school programs are among the strategies districts are using to get students back on track.
School & District Management What's the Least Risky Hybrid Model to Bring Students Back to School?
There’s more than one way to bring students back to class, but research is not clear on which model can keep students and staff safest.
Student Achievement 3 Studies for District Leaders to Read as They Plan for Learning Recovery
How can districts plan for programs that help catch up students affected academically by the pandemic? These three studies provide clues.
Families & the Community Opinion Three Urgent Questions the Pandemic Raises for Researchers
The American education system certainly didn’t win in 2020. The question is, will it learn?
School & District Management What Happened When Campbell's Soup Tried to 'Save the Snow Day'
Campbell’s Soup is campaigning to protect snow days. But not all parents and K-12 educators are receiving the message with warm, fuzzy feelings.
School & District Management No More Snow Days, Thanks to Remote Learning? Not Everyone Agrees
An increasing number of schools are replacing snow days with remote learning, but some plan to stick with the snow day tradition for now.
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.