Briefings

5 reasons district leaders should expand transportation options

Alternative transportation can help to better support underserved populations, such as students with special needs or those who are homeless.

AFT President: “Teachers want to teach, not engage in a shootout”

A recent report reveals that the majority of public school parents support security safety measures, except for arming teachers.

Out of quarantine: New COVID guidelines scrap many K-12 safety measures

New COVID guidelines for school drop test-to-stay, quarantines and social distancing while stressing the importance of in-person learning.

More than mentoring: 5 ways leaders can help students expand their influence

Teachers serving as mentors can help students develop critical relationship-building skills. But this approach has limitations.

The education industry is now the no. 1 target for cyberattacks

Over 80% of malware attacks were aimed at industries in the education sector in the last month, according to new research.

Former high school dean who recruited for gang pleads guilty to conspiracy

Shaun Harrison, who was a member of the Latin Kings when Boston Public Schools hired him as an academic dean, was previously convicted of shooting a teenager whom he recruited to sell drugs, prosecutors say.

Should districts brace for a recession? A heads-up for leaders

A recession may not be on the rise, but districts should be preparing for these economic shifts that are coming all at once.

Where your state ranks among the best and worst pre-K education systems

WalletHub ranked the best and worst pre-K education systems in the U.S. based on access, quality, and resources and economic support.

Tweets of the week: Sharing words of wisdom for the new school year

Educators are encouraging each other to be courageous as the new school year gets underway in District Administration's K-12 tweets of the week.

District leaders: Do your students practice accelerated learning?

Accelerated learning is more successful in closing math-related learning gaps compared to remediated learning, according to research.

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