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The Jed Foundation's director of high school implementation writes school mental health work must include a focus on systemic change.
As states implement computer science standards, developing a computer science teacher pipeline is a must for districts seeking to take steps to accelerate the process, District Administration reports.
Incorporating high school career and certification pathways into industrial arts fields like automotive and woodworking, which fall under the STEM umbrella but can often be overlooked, is as important as mapping college pathways, writes Sean Cassel, an assistant principal at Seneca High School in Tabernacle, New Jersey.
The U.S. Department of Education released highly anticipated guidance on maintenance of equity requirements under the American Rescue Plan, the first of the three COVID-19 relief packages to formally prioritize it in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding. The provision ensures states and districts don't make excessive cuts to supplant funding rather than supplementing it, which would disproportionately impact underserved districts and make the additional federal funding essentially ineffective.
Collaborations require time, creativity and flexibility but can yield many benefits for students and companies.
A state education agency or state legislature may not limit a school district's use of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief formula funds or limit districts' access or spending of the funds, according to a 61-page FAQ released by the U.S. Department of Education.
Van Andel Institute for Education Director Terra Tarango shares five alternative approaches educators can use to move beyond pencil-and-paper.
Educators look for sustainable and reliable ways to make internet access a permanent part of education on school campuses and in students' homes.
A new report by The Century Foundation, a progressive think tank, advocates for schools to create post-pandemic anti-racist models that are student-centered and culturally responsive.