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Cardona urges state, district momentum on teacher shortages

The education secretary is expected to call for increased teacher pay, more robust prep programs and more.

March 28, 2022 | K-12 Dive
We want to hear about your school district's rising leaders

Do you have an assistant principal who sets a gold standard on diverse and inclusive disciplinary practices? Do you know an assistant superintendent who makes the grade when it comes to innovative approaches to curriculum and learning design? K-12 Dive wants to hear about them!

March 24, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Districts dig into data seeking solutions for inequity

Deep analysis of student data can help educators make informed decisions to address inequities in learning and discover strategies for whole-child positive outcomes, panelists said during a webinar earlier this month hosted by Frontline Education, a K-12 software company.

March 21, 2022 | K-12 Dive
How can K-12 become a great equalizer? These 3 factors are key

During a session at SXSW EDU, experts discussed the role of elected leaders, partnerships and more in expanding opportunities for all students.

March 18, 2022 | K-12 Dive
10-year study: GPAs, course rigor rising for high school grads

Compared to high school graduates 10 years earlier, students in the class of 2019 earned more credits, attained higher grade point averages, and took more STEM courses. Yet at the same time, their national average score decreased on the 12th-grade math portion of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, data from the newly released NAEP High School Transcript Study showsi look.

March 17, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Chiefs for Change resource aims to strengthen states' student mental health responses

State-specific documents to help educators analyze child well-being metrics such as positive social skills outcomes and school-based indicators for student mental health are included in a tool released by Chiefs for Change, a network of state and local school system leaders.

March 14, 2022 | K-12 Dive
How the pandemic made social-emotional learning more accessible

These skills are essential for managing emotions, problem solving, building relationships and navigating communities, an expert writes in honor of International SEL Day.

March 11, 2022 | K-12 Dive
NCES: Nearly half of public schools impacted by staffing shortages, resignations

Almost half, or 44%, of public schools report having full- or part-time teacher vacancies, in a nationally representative survey of 670 public schools conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics. More than half of schools (57%) with one or more vacancies said they increasingly needed to use teachers for work outside their job descriptions.

March 3, 2022 | K-12 Dive
How did increased attention to computer science impact other subjects in California?

More students signing up for high school computer science classes in California didn't boost or decrease their development of math or English language arts skills, but it did affect enrollment in humanities classes, which saw a decline, according to the Illinois News Bureau.

March 2, 2022 | K-12 Dive