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A good old wood shop is re-energizing students to tackle core subjects

A New Jersey district is getting learners fired up about math and English with woodworking funded by COVID relief.

DA surveys: 6 things school leaders say about the top instructional challenges

What teachers want most is a tool to make personalizing instruction easier, a District Administration survey finds.

April 20, 2022 | District Administration
Teacher shortage: How higher education is working to solve the K-12 crisis

University leaders trying to build back the pipeline of educators say changes to systems and support are needed.

April 13, 2022 | District Administration
Why two educators say elevating student voice is key to building back better

'We were busting the myth that student voice is a privilege and making it part of our culture that student voice is a right,' educator says.

March 31, 2022 | District Administration
Here’s what just replaced COVID as K-12 leaders’ top school safety concern

The number of administrators who said they would conduct daily health and symptom checks dropped by about half.

March 30, 2022 | District Administration
Why free lunch may no longer be the best way to measure student need

Free- and reduced-price lunch rates fail to reveal the deeper nuances of students' challenges.

March 30, 2022 | District Administration
New nationwide call to action aims to help solve teacher shortages

K-12 leaders are urged to work with higher ed to create residency programs where student-teachers work as substitutes, paraprofessionals and tutors.

March 28, 2022 | District Administration
Biden’s 2023 budget includes $11.9 billion boost for education

President's budget request includes a $1 billion in funding for school counselors and mental health professionals.

March 28, 2022 | District Administration
How COVID increased the urgency to revamp K-12’s approach to grading

Students will pursue more clearly defined learning targets and get more details on their progress.

March 21, 2022 | District Administration