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The approach could help districts overcome barriers to entry like high tuition costs and low teacher pay.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in an update Friday that schools can drop mask requirements in communities with low to medium coronavirus spread, aligning schools’ health and safety precautions with those of the general public.
From public health to personal finance, statistical literacy is essential for careers and everyday life
Two academics write that the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of equipping students with the ability to assess data.
Despite impacts on culture and outcomes, those in the role continue to face barriers, experts said during a session at AASA’s national conference.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said education leaders must consider organizational innovation at the central office and school level, alongside programmatic innovation, during a fireside chat with AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech at the School Superintendents Association’s annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
The U.S. Department of Education urged states on Tuesday to develop assessment systems that use multiple measures of academic achievement and follow a competency-based model.
California is the latest to add a mental health curriculum requirement in K-12 to help address the ongoing youth mental health crisis.
The pandemic has led to increased interest from districts in community schools, a model that uses public schools to connect families with community resources and care for the “whole child,” according to education organization leaders.
Collaborating Districts Initiative participants found ways to expand and sustain social emotional learning amid leadership and budget changes — and improve student outcomes.