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Leadership series: How this superintendent uses the power of listening to build bridges

At Mount Adams School District in central Washington, Superintendent Curt Guaglianone empowers his students, staff and parents to seek solutions from within to solve their own problems.

School choice or crisis of confidence? These parents are looking for options

Dissatisfied with a "one-size-fits-all" approach for their kids, Black, Hispanic, and millennial parents are leading the way in what one school choice advocacy group calls a "once-in-a-generation realignment."

K12 gender gap: Girls are less prepared than boys to start college, report shows

"Gender stereotypes play a strong role in both educational and career awareness and preparedness," states YouScience's Student Ability report. "Our analysis shows that biases still exist and need to be addressed in order to turn the corner on the exposure and skills gap challenges."

If school security is a priority in 2023, don’t miss these 5 sessions at FETC

Not only will attendees learn about the best instructional technologies for their district, but they will also discover how they can implement state-of-the-art security measures to keep students feeling safe in the classroom.

Leadership series: How Florida’s 2023 Superintendent of the Year raised graduation rates by nearly 30%

"We are a district on the rise now," says Putnam County Schools Superintendent Rick Surrency, after taking graduation rates from 54.9% to 92.5%. "We just passed a bond referendum of $300 million to essentially rebuild every school in our district."

Are the schools in your district inclusive? Here’s how to find out

Honesty is key when it comes to evaluating how well your schools promote inclusivity. The CDC's new Self-Assessment Tool helps administrators gain clarity in this area.

What Florida’s 2023 Superintendent of the Year will offer at FETC

Superintendent of Putnam County Schools Rick Surrency will share his tour of Finland's schools in 2022, where his outlook on education changed forever.

Is school policing the best way to protect students? Definitely not all of them

In the last decade, there have been at least 285 cases of police violence against students, and underrepresented students are the most at risk.

Advise your seniors: These are the 25 most affordable college towns in the U.S.

Broke Scholar's latest analysis—known as The Ramen Index—lays out which cities are most generous with student discounts and scholarship rewards for those who need to live on a shoestring.

Leadership Series: It’s time to reconnect students to their school

For Science Hill Principal Dr. Josh Carter, it's about stepping into the classroom and showing students the importance of serving each other and their community.

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