What one superintendent learned on a door-to-door tour of her district

When Verletta White became the superintendent of Roanoke City Public Schools at the height of the pandemic, she toured the community to ask families what was—and wasn't—working.

Racial equality in education: Why these states are in the top 10

What are the building blocks of racial equality in education? Survey measures gaps in graduation rates and degree attainment between Black and white residents.

5 things that have to change if we want more female superintendents

The "Great Resignation” represented a missed opportunity for women in education—or, rather, a missed opportunity for the education system to promote more female leaders to the superintendency.

How this superintendent is giving his educators the freedom to change K12 education

Trying new things in the name of progress is a linchpin of leadership in the Arlee Joint School District on the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

2 uncomfortable truths a video experiment reveals about school discipline

A Yale education researcher recruited young white, Black, and Latino actors to "misbehave" in a series of videos. Teachers were asked who should be sent to the principal’s office—and the responses were disturbing.

Teachers are committed to their jobs, yet why are they not recommending it to others?

This sentiment is yet more evidence for administrators that excessive workloads and lack of resources are driving teachers to their breaking point, according to the annual “Voices from the Classroom” survey.

How the accelerating pace of school book bans is swallowing up new topics

Censorship targets are expanding from racism and LGBTQ topics to abuse, health and well-being and grief, PEN America warns, PEN America warns.

LGTBQ instruction has now been silenced throughout K12 in Florida

Gender identity, sexual orientation and other LGTBQ instruction have been pushed out of Florida classrooms as the state's board of education extends controversial "Don't Say Gay" rule through 12th grade.

These 2 barriers are getting in the way of K12 leaders’ pursuit toward equity

Since the start of 2020, teachers and education leaders alike say they understand the importance of equitable education. Yet, they cite having difficulty implementing inclusive solutions due to several external factors.

How a life-changing museum visit is helping BOCES build DEI culture

Among the very first steps a new director of diversity, equity, and inclusion took was a leadership trip to the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama.

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