Social Studies Texas Approves New Textbooks After Friction Over Fossil Fuels
The Texas education board has approved new textbooks but called on publishers to change their depictions of fossil fuels in the state.
School Choice & Charters Private School Choice Faces New Challenges as State Lawsuits Pile Up
The lawsuits target new, broader state programs that allow parents to use public money for private school expenses.
Law & Courts U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Major Gun Case With School Safety in Backdrop
The principle that guns may be barred from schools may bolster a federal law restricting firearm possession by domestic abusers.
Reading & Literacy What the Research Says A Virtual Tutoring Program Boosted Early Literacy Skills. New Research Shows How
A first-of-a-kind study in the early grades finds that an intensive remote tutoring can improve reading skills.
College & Workforce Readiness How to Help Students Avoid 'Random Acts of Dual Credit'
Some schools and colleges are working to ensure their dual-credit offerings count toward a degree.
Accountability Why a Judge Stopped Texas from Issuing A-F School Ratings
Districts argued the new metric would make it appear as if schools have worsened—even though outcomes have actually improved in many cases.
Teacher Preparation Teachers From Online-Only Prep Programs Hinder Student Achievement, Report Finds
They are also 2.5 times more likely to leave the profession than other teachers.
Student Well-Being Video After Losing 4 Students to Fentanyl, This District Launched an Anti-Overdose Campaign
This Texas district had four students die from fentanyl overdoses in a single summer. A look at their fight to keep students alive.
English-Language Learners Building Pathways for Bilingual Teachers: Ideas From 3 States
State and local leaders say flexibility, partnerships, and thinking outside the box are key to developing a bilingual teacher workforce.
Accountability Why These Districts Are Suing to Stop Release of A-F School Ratings
A change in how schools will be graded has prompted legal action from about a dozen school districts in Texas.
School & District Management Houston's Sweeping School Changes: Will They Be a Case Study—Or Cautionary Tale?
Houston's state-appointed superintendent has enacted an ambitious set of changes that affect nearly every part of the school day.
Law & Courts Court Upholds School Resource Officer's Use of a Taser on a Student With a Disability
A federal appeals panel upheld qualified immunity for the SRO and rejected the student's disability-discrimination and civil rights claims.