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University leaders trying to build back the pipeline of educators say changes to systems and support are needed.
ESSER funds offer schools a unique opportunity to both respond to the pandemic and tackle the backlog of deferred maintenance.
The average K-12 student accessed 74 different ed-tech tools in the first half of the 2021-22 school year while the average teacher used 86, according to LearnPlatform.
Neither mask mandates nor other precautions are returning to schools that are dealing with increasing new COVID cases in recent weeks.
Building Better School Infrastructure grants will support energy- and cost-saving redesigns and help districts transition to electric school buses.
Transportation challenges, student health, school climate, mobility and poverty—long the leading causes of chronic absenteeism—also became much more severe during the pandemic.
Free- and reduced-price lunch, used for decades to set school funding levels and track other accountability measures, no longer serves as an accurate proxy for student poverty, researchers say.
President's budget request includes $1 billion in funding for school counselors and mental health professionals. The administration proposed similar funding in 2022 but it was cut from the final spending package.
A growing lack of confidence in K-12 principals—mainly among Republican voters—may only be the tip of the iceberg as yet more evidence of wider dissatisfaction with U.S. schools emerged Wednesday.
States that had mask mandates in place the longest are now lifting the requirement as districts across the country look to find a new normal.
More engaging summer school programs and the return of field trips were two key initiatives that emerged as Bibb County Schools decided how to spend the latest round of COVID relief funds.
Superintendents also rate their relationships with school boards and reveal the pandemic's biggest challenges in a District Administration survey.