Families & the Community Video Faced With the Possibility of School Closure, Parents Sprang Into Action
Due to financial challenges, a Texas district was considering closing several schools. These parents came together in search of a solution.
Law & Courts After 50 Years, a U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Educational Equity Is Still Debated
In a school finance case from Texas, the justices held that the wealth of districts was not subject to extra constitutional scrutiny.
Teacher Preparation Teacher Apprenticeships Are Booming in Wake of Shortages. Here's What You Need to Know
More states are drawing down federal labor funds to support yearlong, subsidized training programs.
School & District Management Did Principal Turnover Increase During the Pandemic? Here's What We Know
The data are still scant, but what’s emerging shows a drop in 2020-21 and an increase the following year.
School & District Management What's Behind Texas' Takeover of Houston Schools
State takeovers of districts began in the 1980s but have waned recently following limited evidence of academic benefit.
States Should Superintendent Salaries Be Capped? Some States Are Considering It
Superintendent pay is under constant scrutiny, and proposals come up occasionally to cap it. But they rarely gain traction.
Families & the Community Engaging Latino Parents: One District's Success Story
Schools need to set up systems that make participation possible, advocates say.
Student Well-Being Schools Have Been Hit Hard by the Opioid Epidemic. How One Program Is Trying to Help
Educators and health experts discussed how partnerships between school districts and public health organizations could protect students.
Recruitment & Retention A District’s Long-Term Investment in Cultivating Future Teachers Is Paying Off
Ector County, Texas, saw its teacher vacancy rate drop from 18 percent to 1 percent in less than four years.
Student Well-Being Teen Morale and Optimism Are on the Rise. Are You Surprised?
Some teens say making it through the worst of the pandemic gave them a new sense of hope and resilience.
Social Studies The Demand for Asian American History Is Growing. See Where
Florida is among states facing the possibility of requiring Asian American and Pacific Islander history in K-12 curriculum.
Social Studies AP African American Studies: How Other States Are Responding After Florida's Ban
These are the states that have taken a stance on the AP African American Studies course.
School Climate & Safety A Superintendent Left His Gun in a School Restroom. A Student Found It
A Texas superintendent has resigned after a student found his gun unattended. The incident follows debates over arming teachers.
Student Achievement Talking High-Dosage Tutoring: A Researcher and Schools Chief Share Strategies
Two champions of high-dosage tutoring explain what makes a successful program.