- Maine OKs 1st religious school for tuition reimbursement
Maine is ready to fund tuition for some religious school students for the first time since a Supreme Court ruling in June ordered the state to treat those schools the same as other private schools regarding tuition reimbursement. >
Sep 23, 7:43 AM:
- School 2.0: How has the pandemic changed learning?
Scholars, policy makers, and school leaders have advocated for using the global health crisis as an opportunity to rethink and reinvent how education works in the United States, so that fewer gaps exist between kids of different >
Sep 23, 7:37 AM:
- With COVID Aid Pouring in, School Funding Ballot Initiatives Scarce This Year
Education issues may determine who wins top political offices in November. But we're not seeing the usual raft of school-related ballot initiatives
Sep 22, 9:21 AM:
- Education leaders share academic, SEL recovery efforts in House subcommittee hearing
- At UN, leaders confront COVID's impact on global education
With COVID-related school disruptions setting back children around the world, activists implored world leaders Monday to prioritize school systems and restore educational budgets slashed when the pandemic hit.
Sep 20, 9:47 AM:
- Randi Weingarten touts report about struggling schools despite having hand in closures
The report highlighted underfunding, unsanitary conditions in schools and failing infrastructure. Some consistent problems included broken air conditioning and rusty water drips from ceilings, which, according to the report, have >
Sep 20, 9:43 AM:
- School book bans surged this year, per PEN America report
According to a report from PEN America released Monday, a book ban was enacted in an American school district every 3½ hours between July 2021 and July 2022.
Sep 19, 10:10 AM:
- Families reflect on the pandemic’s long-term impact on students’ learning
...data showing the full extent of COVID-19's long-term impact on elementary students' learning is only just starting to emerge.
Sep 19, 10:07 AM:
- Youth First: Virtual learning and the pandemic's effect on educational achievement
The 2022-2023 school year is in session and many teachers are witnessing the effects the COVID-19 pandemic had on learning. With students returning to in-person learning, teachers are noticing a large learning gap.
Sep 19, 10:03 AM:
- Wanted: Teachers. No training necessary.
Some states now permit people to teach without finishing college in certain cases, and many increasingly rely on substitutes — who are usually not required to have college degrees — to fill teaching jobs full-time. >
Sep 14, 5:22 AM:
- Parents Can Leave the Failing Public School System
It was cruel COVID-era policies – implemented by teachers’ unions, education bureaucrats, and negligent school boards – that caused test scores to plummet.
Sep 14, 5:19 AM:
- Edtech Company Encourages Its Employees to Volunteer as Substitute Teachers
Schools across the country are dealing with a severe teacher shortage.
That shortage has become so desperate at times that state governments have even started letting their employees take paid time off to plug in the holes in >
Sep 14, 5:11 AM:
- Black families turned to homeschooling during pandemic -- and are sticking with it
During the pandemic, the rates of families that home-schooled their children doubled, according to the most recent report released by the U.S. Census. In Black or African American households, the change was especially dramatic, >
Sep 14, 4:57 AM:
- What 'education freedom' means
It’s little wonder that support for policies promoting educational freedom and choice is surging, both in states and nationally. A June poll from RealClear Opinion Research found that 72% of voters support school choice, including >
Aug 12, 10:12 AM:
- Parents have new back-to-school list amid COVID, year three
Many parents — especially those in hard-hit Latino and Black Los Angeles communities — are still grappling with grief from losing loved ones and are alarmed by relaxed safety measures in schools. Among the unmet needs they see in >
Aug 12, 10:10 AM:
- How the Covid Pandemic Will Follow Today’s Kids Into Adulthood
Scientists and economists look at what learning loss and disruption could bring for a generation of students—and what can be done about it
Aug 9, 9:01 AM:
- Public Schools Have No One But Themselves To Blame For Enrollment Drops
All over the country, public schools are experiencing a noticeable decline in enrollment due to serious problems that aren’t being fixed.
Aug 9, 8:57 AM:
- Can Tech Boost Reading? Literacy Tools Come to Classrooms
Some educators are beginning to test technology that could help them offer individualized learning tracks
Aug 8, 11:04 AM:
- America's crushing teacher shortage
The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching but thousands of teaching positions remain unfilled
Aug 8, 11:03 AM: