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Senate Confirms Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education, placing him in the role as the nation’s education system faces an unprecedented crisis.

March 1, 2021 | EdWeek
The Pandemic Is Shaking Up the World of Work: Schools Need to Help Students Prepare

COVID-19 has deeply impacted workforce development. K-12 education can help young graduates meet the needs of the new and changing world of work.

February 18, 2021 | EdWeek
How School Districts Are Keeping Diverse Teacher Recruitment at the Top of Their Agenda

Palm Beach County shares how they are continuing to keep equity at the center of teacher recruitment.

February 17, 2021 | EdWeek
An Untapped Path to Equity Runs Through Career-Technical Education

Susana Cordova, a member of the 2018 class of Leaders To Learn From, shares her ideas on how career-technical education can be leveraged as part of racial justice work.

February 17, 2021 | EdWeek
6 Big Questions Superintendents Are Asking About the CDC Guidance

Superintendents continue to wrestle with the finer points about opening schools and how to put into action the lengthy guidance released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

February 17, 2021 | EdWeek
Congress Eyes Major Expansion of Apprenticeship Programs

A measure moving through Congress would greatly expand apprenticeship programs for students pursuing careers in areas including computer science, green jobs, and cybersecurity.

February 10, 2021 | EdWeek
Implementing ‘Multiple Career Pathways to Engage All Learners’

Industry-themed pathways help increase student engagement, especially in the older grades.

February 10, 2021 | EdWeek
Why Middle Schoolers Dread (or Enjoy) Remote Learning: ‘I Get Headaches All the Time’

Middle school students weigh in on their education experiences during COVID-19.

January 22, 2021 | EdWeek
Inside the Effort to Find and Help Disengaged Youth

EdWeek reports on student support stakeholders and their efforts to keep young people engaged in their education during COVID-19.

January 6, 2021 | EdWeek