School Climate & Safety Proms During COVID-19: 'Un-Proms', 'Non-Proms', and Masquerades
High school proms are back in this second spring of COVID-19, though they may not look much like the traditional, pre-pandemic versions.
Teaching Profession New Teaching Jobs May Emerge With Continued Demand for Virtual Learning
As school districts plan for online learning to continue beyond the pandemic, they'll need teachers to staff those virtual classrooms.
Education Funding States Are Waffling Over Billions in K-12 Federal Relief. Schools Are Getting Antsy.
Schools in some states have already started spending money from recent federal stimulus packages. Others don’t yet have the dollars in hand.
School & District Management Masks or No Masks: School Leaders Say They Can't Make Anyone Happy
More states are passing the buck on masking requirements to districts—and superintendents say their decisions are bound to displease someone.
School & District Management Making Decisions Is Harder Than Ever. How District Leaders Can Manage Tough Calls
Three superintendents discuss strategies that guide their decisionmaking process amid volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
Law & Courts Supreme Court to Weigh When School Board Censure of a Member Violates the First Amendment
The justices will decide an issue that has become more salient as a few board members rant inappropriately on social media.
School & District Management Summer School Is More Important Than Ever. But Teachers Are 'Fried' and Need a Break
Districts are getting creative about enticing worn-out teachers to stay on for the summer.
Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Budget & Finance A Windfall, Teacher Shortages, and Uncertain Enrollments Shape Next Year's K-12 Budgets
School finance officers from across the nation describe the unique challenges of managing their money one year into the pandemic.
Law & Courts Court Backs Texas Education Agency Over U.S. Education Dept. on Whistleblower Complaint
A federal appeals court ruled in a case in which a TEA employee alleged retaliation for raising concerns about a special education contract.
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 Texas School Districts Face Safety Dilemma After Governor Lifts Mask Order
Gov. Greg Abbott has instructed districts to modify their mask policies as they see fit, in a decision that has rankled some school leaders.
States Vaccine Access Speeds Up for Teachers After Biden's Declaration
The vaccine landscape for teachers shifted dramatically after President Joe Biden directed states to prioritize the K-12 workforce.