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Matt Zalaznick

Trauma-informed practices can guide educators in creating safe environments, adjusting harmful disciplinary policies and helping students become more resilient. Read more>>

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Steven Blackburn

Numerous districts are the subject of transgender lawsuits for not allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Since 2015, Superintendent Kathy Murphy has worked on several fronts—from school boundaries to AP enrollment to discipline—to convince a federal judge to a decades-old desegregation order on Hoover City Schools. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Researchers are finding that while diversity is growing among students in most U.S. schools, it's not increasing among teachers—and that's a concern. Read more>>

John Sowash, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker

For district leaders, organizing and sharing resources is easier with this common tool, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker John Sowash, who wrote The Chromebook Classroom, a comprehensive guide to using Chromebooks in education. Read more>>

Also Noteworthy

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The path forward requires that we renew our efforts and emphasis on citizenship education. Financial resources must be invested in updated curricula and resources. Educators must embrace a more interactive approach to the content. We must once again demonstrate how to accomplish meaningful and substantive policy in the public forum. Read more>>

KQED

Teachers tell their students that mindset matters. Yet teachers do not always allow themselves space to receive those same messages of reflection and self-care. Read more>>

The New York Times

Basketball and football games, which often attract hundreds or even thousands of spectators, are especially vulnerable. Some of the very things that can make those events special—whole communities coming out to watch—can also make them dangerous Read more>>

The Atlantic

One kindergarten classroom in New York City has a unique approach to supporting students on the spectrum. Two certified and specially trained teachers are placed in the classroom, which allows one of them to provide social, emotional or academic support whenever the need arises. Read more>>

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