Articles (265)

This article was written by Elizabeth Miller of OPB on October 18, 2021. There are open positions in schools across the state, but the jobs remain unfilled. School districts all over the Pacific Northwest and across the country are dealing with staffing shortages in multiple areas. From bus drivers to paraeducators to substitute teachers, already understaffed schools are […]

This article was written by Jackie Valley of the Nevada Independent and published by Patch on October 18, 2021. The Clark County School District violated federal education disability law by not providing services that would have adequately met the needs of a student with dyslexia, a federal judge in Nevada ruled last week. In a […]

This article was written by Benjamin Yount of APG Wisconsin on October 18, 2021. he Center Square) – Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction on Friday released enrollment figures for this school year, and statewide enrollment once again fell. “Wisconsin’s total school district headcount for the third Friday of September 2021 was 814,101, a decline of […]

This article was written by Jeffrey S. Solochek of The Tampa Bay Times on October 18, 2021. Florida’s school mask rules are scheduled to head back to court this week, as six districts are asking an administrative law judge to rule that the Department of Health didn’t properly implement its emergency rule banning mask mandates […]

This article was written by Michael Elsen-Rooney of New York Daily News and published by EdWeek on October 8, 2021. New York City officials are phasing out the controversial “Gifted and Talented” program for elementary school students, a massive change aimed at addressing racial disparities in the biggest school system in the country. The entry […]

This article was written by Rebecca Collins-Nelsen, J. Marshall Beier, and Sandeep Raha and published by Bradford Today with permission from The Conversation on October 10, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked a public debate about the value of learning online for elementary school students. Much of this dialogue has been negative, with a focus […]

This article was written by the News Editor and Partners of KRWG Public Media on October 11, 2021.   The number of educator vacancies has nearly doubled over the past year in New Mexico, and one of the largest areas in need of teachers is special education, according to the 2021 New Mexico Educator Vacancy Report […]

This article was written by Bailey McCallister of The Vanderbilt Hustler on October 9, 2021. On Sept. 28, Vanderbilt announced a partnership between Peabody College and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) with goals of researching and providing support to administrators as a vessel to address the racial and social inequities ingrained in the MNPS system.   “The roots […]