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Bloomfield Hills High School in Michigan shifted to remote learning through Thanksgiving after a family filed a $150 million lawsuit alleging “dangerous racism,” according to published reports.
Districts are now allowing administrators to travel to PD sessions, including conferences, even as COVID rollercoasters through a third school year.
STEM and career, and technical education pathways in Delaware are getting a major boost from a unique public-private partnership involving the chemical giant, DuPont.
Leaders in several districts have in recent days have announced that all students and staff, regardless of age or vaccination status, will be required to wear masks when the 2021-22 school year begins.
After a big drop in closures earlier this fall, more schools are now shutting down as colder weather spreads and COVID rates climb in various parts of the country.
An Ohio district sees 161% increase in COVID cases after making masks optional as many leaders extend Thanksgiving break as a buffer against transmissions.
Administrators should now be able to have more frank conversations with these new board members who will now be publicly accountable for their positions and decisions.
School districts extend Thanksgiving break and launch wellness days where staff and students can play frisbee, create art outdoors and visit a ‘puppy station.’
Carroll ISD, which has stirred controversy over equity issues, now faces three civil rights investigations over complaints of racial and gender discrimination against students.
The F.B.I. in October created a so-called “threat tag” to classify reports of harassment or physical violence against administrators, staff, teachers and board members, a leaked email reveals.
The first person who reports the teaching of critical race theory in a New Hampshire classroom can now claim a $500 “reward” from the local chapter of a group called Moms for Liberty.
Some 61% of the public approves of mask mandates as COVID is on the rise again in several northern and western states with the holidays approaching.
Seeing students as the end-users and parents as the customers of an education system is a shift school marketing teams are making as competition grows.
Districts will be messaging their communities to encourage students and staff to follow COVID safety precautions but some leaders say family gatherings are critical after the stress of COVID.
An emergency effort to carry rural schools through COVID has evolved into long-term teaching and leadership development in economically distressed districts.