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Mask mandates are dropping like dominos in schools throughout the South and parts of the Midwest even as districts in COVID hotspots farther north grapple with controversies over face coverings.
Waves of districts are ending their mask mandates even as some administrators elsewhere impose them for the first time this school year because of ongoing COVID outbreaks.
The popular narrative of vast teacher shortage brought to crisis levels by the COVID pandemic could saddle the nation with solutions that will only worsen the problem.
Elementary and middle school are not ranked nationally in new U.S News directory that is based on students’ scores on state math and reading/language arts assessments.
Students and teachers may love three-day weekends but there is some evidence that districts may be sacrificing achievement in shortening the school week.
Effecting positive change is on all of their agendas as these leaders take on fresh roles.
Anti-maskers have dominated the news this fall but frustrated parents are now suing districts claiming children got infected because face coverings were not required.
Florida has now threatened to dock federal grant funds from districts that continue to disobey Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates.
High school graduation rates set a record just before COVID, and a new report warns that only aggressive efforts will power that progress past the pandemic.
Department of Justice and FBI are stepping in to shield educators who have faced increasing attacks over masks, critical race theory and other K-12 issues.
'We're not close to representing the students we serve as a country,' says the leader of a nonprofit whose report finds education is not moving the needle on diverse hiring or inclusive climates.
ED released two-thirds of each state's ARP ESSER allocation in March, with the remaining one-third of funds to be released upon approval of the ARP ESSER state plan.