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We need to stop teaching high school subjects separately

Core subjects being paired together makes sense. When student choice is brought into the mix, students can make connections that we may never have even thought about incorporating into the classroom, writes Alyssa McKee.

June 6, 2022 | K-12 Dive
House subcommittee hearing explores teacher shortage solutions

The teacher shortage came to Capitol Hill Wednesday, as lawmakers and witnesses explored federal solutions aimed at easing the long-standing problem that has only been made worse by COVID-19 disruptions.

May 26, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Survey: Third of students reluctant to seek help for mental health issues

Almost a third of students who considered visiting a school counselor, school-based therapist or school psychologist about issues outside of career services said they ended up not doing so because they didn’t think their issues “were big enough to bother someone with” or felt like they would be judged, according to a nationally representative survey from Springtide Research Institute.

May 23, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Parents, teachers say SEL is valued and needed in schools

Parents and teachers expressed strong and widespread support for incorporating social-emotional learning in K-12 schools, despite recent efforts to politicize the practice, according to two surveys released this week.

May 17, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Why states and districts are struggling with ARP’s maintenance of equity

Different local accounting approaches and delays in actual spending figures have made implementation difficult, education experts say.

May 13, 2022 | K-12 Dive
ESSER spending decisions influenced by changing demands

While early top spending categories from federal relief money focused on mitigating COVID-19 spread and making investments in technology and broadband, the third and last allotment of funding concentrated on addressing learning loss, a survey of school district finance leaders shows.

May 10, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Transforming students into data champions, one lesson at a time

Using local data is one way educators can engage classes in statistical education across subject areas, from STEM to social studies.

May 4, 2022 | K-12 Dive
‘Scalpel, please’: Students practice robotics, get taste of medical careers

Utah high schoolers used a robotic tool that helps doctors perform surgeries at a nearby hospital, revealing their excitement in emerging medical careers.

April 27, 2022 | K-12 Dive
This Tennessee district's grow-your-own program is set to eliminate teacher vacancies

Now in the third year of its grow-your-own apprenticeship program, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Tennessee is set to completely eliminate teacher vacancies across the district, state Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn said during an Education Commission of the States webinar on Wednesday.

April 22, 2022 | K-12 Dive