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Geography plays role in gender disparities among superintendents

When it comes to gender representation among superintendents, geography plays a role: While women hold 43% of superintendent positions in the Northeast, only 24% of superintendents are women in the Southeast. By comparison, women hold 31% of spots in the Midwest and 26% in the West, according to a report released by the ILO group, a women-founded national education strategy and policy firm.

April 22, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Being a teacher needs to be the best job in the district

A leader and a staff member of the National Center on Education and the Economy write there are too many incentives for teachers to leave the classroom and not enough for them to stay.

April 21, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Inclusive strategies in CTE courses improve student engagement

Using universal design for learning approaches in career-prep courses allows student choice for studying and demonstrating knowledge, CTE experts say.

April 20, 2022 | K-12 Dive
As chronic absenteeism skyrockets amid reopenings, how can states and districts reengage students?

With districts seeing absenteeism rates as high as almost 50%, experts suggest improving school climate and providing attendance incentives could help.

April 13, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Positive student-teacher relationships boost instructional quality

Positive student-teacher relationships not only help students but benefit teachers in an interesting way — by leading them to use more challenging instructional techniques, which in turn improves students' academic achievement, according to research from the University of Missouri.

April 8, 2022 | K-12 Dive
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