Special Education Feds Flag Districts' Failures to Serve Students With Disabilities. But That’s Only the Start
Fairfax County Schools in Virginia agreed to evaluate students with disabilities for extra services following school closures.
Law & Courts Supreme Court Won't Take Up Cases Seen as Expanding Schools' Liability for Sexual Harassment
The court rejected appeals from a school district and university about when educational institutions may be sued for sexual harassment.
Recruitment & Retention Video One District’s Transformative Solution to Its Staffing Shortage
A suburban Virginia school district overhauled its hiring process, enabling it to address a bus driver and teacher shortfall simultaneously.
Recruitment & Retention Opinion How My District Overcame Our Dire Bus Driver Shortage
Now, the district is applying the lessons to support staff in classrooms and cafeterias, writes Superintendent Mervin B. Daugherty
Recruitment & Retention Q&A Answering a District's Call for Bilingual Teachers, a Mother and Daughter Leave Puerto Rico for Virginia
Lesliean Luna and Gabriela Muriente answer a school district's call for their language skills and teaching expertise.
School Climate & Safety 'Swatting' Hoaxes Disrupt Schools Across the Country. What Educators Need to Know
School lockdowns can cause stress to students, teachers, and families, even if threats don't materialize.
Equity & Diversity What One State's Transgender Student Policy Could Mean for Students
Experts fear Virginia's model policy could endanger the mental health and safety of trans, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming students.
School & District Management Opinion Two Competing Visions for Education Are Tearing Us Apart
Should we prioritize equity or accountability? SEL or school choice? The real answer lies with communication and collaboration.
Student Well-Being School Counselors and Psychologists Remain Scarce Even as Needs Rise
The vast majority of K-12 schools lack the school psychologists and counselors to respond to their students' rising mental health concerns.
States States Are Dropping School Mask Requirements. Here's the Latest and What's Ahead
By the end of this week, only five states and the District of Columbia will still mandate universal masking in schools.
States What's Up With Mask Requirements in Schools? 6 Things to Know
There's been a flurry of recent activity around masks in schools. Here's what you need to know.
Families & the Community How Politics Are Straining Parent-School Relationships
The push for more parental involvement in schools has become entangled with national disputes over curriculum and other contentious issues.
Equity & Diversity Video A Black Male Principal in Virginia on Addressing Inequity and Creating a ‘Globalized School’
A Black male principal in Virginia offers insight on everything from school discipline to the recruitment and retention of a diverse staff.
States Opinion 5 Takeaways for Education From Virginia's Governor Race
In an election where K-12 schooling was widely seen as the central issue, Glenn Youngkin’s victory has important implications for schools.