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While many districts are giving teachers raises to combat staff shortages, more administrators are now having to make difficult decisions, including laying off teachers and shutting down buildings.
Here’s why superintendent Dania Bazzi said she, her administrators and school board members sat in the back of the room and didn’t speak during her multicultural district’s strategic planning meetings.
K-12 leaders have been eager to learn more about the college-career-life readiness indicators that let Coxsackie-Athens Central School District students track their growth.
Even in states where SEL is being attacked, the concept remains widely supported by parents from across the political spectrum.
‘As long as students feel connected, they will help to shape the culture in a school in a good way,’ principal says
Building a mental health-friendly culture in your school is not as daunting a task as it sounds. You and your team are likely already using some of the key strategies.
But as some CIOs and administrators have learned, it's not as simple as buying new instructional technology tools and installing them on your teachers' devices.
Nearly all principals and administrators say teachers are more stressed-out than ever. Staffing shortages and teacher morale rank as higher concerns than even learning loss.
Starting teacher salaries have sunk to their lowest levels since the Great Recession at the same time many district leaders are scrambling for new recruits to fill vacant classrooms.
Districts are awash in COVID relief funding but the inflation fueled by the pandemic means the power of teacher salaries has declined over the past 10 years.
One way to address nationwide teacher shortages is to keep them from leaving the profession. Here's how.