Overall, most parents say schools are striking the right balance in addressing racism.
Dozens of advocacy groups are raising the alarm that restorative justice funding is “at risk” — including a planned expansion of restorative justice programs to all middle and high schools.
Donovan Fountain’s students listen to Croatian rock, Brazilian jazz, and hip hop as part of his music appreciation unit.
Michael Pantone, one of this year’s Big Apple Award winners, teaches theater to students with disabilities at a Brooklyn school in District 75.
Colorado Department of Higher Education’s equity officer wants to create a statewide culture at colleges and universities that aims to help students of color.
The district also announced COVID protocols covering vaccinations and a “mask to stay” policy.
Eric Adams is making literacy a priority. Chalkbeat convened a panel, including educators and other experts, to find out what it will take to change the system.
City officials have not yet shared what COVID safety measures will be in place next school year or what the city’s testing strategy might be.
The 15-member committee will help set rules governing the state’s free universal preschool program.
Colorado school districts can apply for funding to cover electric school buses and charging infrastructure from state or federal programs.
Just six public high schools in Chicago have athletic trainers. All are on the more affluent North Side and serve fewer low-income students than the rest of the district.
High school seniors need more help navigating college admissions and enrollment.
District taps COVID relief funds to support family-friendly Summer on the Block events, summer programming and door-to-door outreach
After two years of learning disruptions, teachers at KIPP Rise Academy are learning how to deal with the emotional and social challenges of pandemic-era teaching through mental health intervention exercises.
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Many Colorado school districts say the fall hiring frenzy is similar to previous years. They’ve raised pay, but competition with the private sector and other districts is stiff.
“All this money that is meant for the kids in our public schools are going to private schools,” Chancellor Banks said. “Folks have figured out how to game this system.”
The one-time payments come as inflation has tightened household budgets across the country.
Some officials want to make it easier for students to get financial aid and other support so they can head straight from high school to college.
Illinois advocates raise concerns about low wages, lack of job security, and increased burnout for after-school workers that could lead to a staff shortage.
Schools can end quarantines and regular screening tests for COVID, new CDC guidelines say.
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The district has spent about $156.6 million so far on payments to more than 1,000 outside vendors.
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In an interview with Chalkbeat, State Epidemiologist Rachel Herlihy explains why she thinks Colorado’s approach to COVID in schools should evolve.
Supporters say the program would empower parents, but critics say the scholarships could undermine traditional public schools
The Detroit board extended the tutoring contract with Beyond Basics, modified the student code of conduct and approved academic calendar.
Indiana juniors took the SAT as part of graduation requirements for the first time in 2022.
Students of color showed mostly modest improvement on the IREAD exam, while white students’ scores remained flat from 2021 to 2022.
Republican-led states oppose efforts to extend federal protections to trans students.
As more states pass laws restricting lessons about racism and sexism, more teachers worry they’ll face additional scrutiny this school year.
College president’s mockery of teacher training won’t necessarily dash hopes to bring charters to the state
The court’s order brings whiplash to back-to-school planning. Four days prior, a lower court ruled the city needed to redo the education department budget.
Student enrollment has big implications for public schools, and declines can lead to less funding and school closures or mergers.
Ahead of the school year, Chicago Public Schools is encouraging families to sign up for its preschool program, which has thousands of open seats.
Supporters of the new rules say they will limit the influence of for-profit charter school management companies.
Adjuncts receive permits directly from a school district rather than the state Department of Education, which has raised questions about consistent teacher quality.
A severe water main break led to families experiencing little to no water in their homes and schools to cancel services to students.
Educators say TRAILS program will help students recover from pandemic-related disruptions.
Even with Memphis-Shelby County Schools’ superintendent on leave, district leaders say they’re focused on supporting students and continuing academic growth