NYC Mayor Eric Adams vows to launch ‘biggest student mental health program in the country.’ Details are scarce.
Adams promised a telehealth program for all New York City high school students struggling with mental health. But officials offered few details on how it will work.
An attempt by board member Crystal Williams to halt the extension of Roger Leon’s contract to 2028 drew no support from other board members.
Colorado lawmakers want to make more student teachers and educators eligible for financial aid, to attract more students to the profession.
Digital literacy, high school diploma programs for adults who haven’t finished high school could get boost from two Colorado bills
Colorado bills would fund more adult education to produce more educated workers and train more people for hard-to-fill jobs.
Pledges to continue advocating for teachers and public schools
M.S. 51 principal Neal Singh will leave to work for District 15’s superintendent. Pui-Lam (Jack) Chan, from New Utrecht High School, will take over on Feb. 3 as interim principal.
Board Vice President Auon’tai Anderson says an argument between him and Brandon Pryor at his workplace crossed the line into threats, a claim Pryor disputes.
Ambitious plans depend on being able to find enough staff
Some of the 18 charter schools and networks that received renewals this week pleaded for longer renewal periods.
The quest for education equity must be motivated by the reality that the workforce will rely heavily on people who aren’t white
The early burst of interest could mean enrollment in Colorado’s free preschool program will exceed the 30,000 children expected to participate during the first year.
Supporters say school choice bill would give parents more power, while critics say it would take funds from public schools.
A Colorado Education Association member survey found teachers are worried about mass shootings and political interference. Staffing shortages feel worse than ever.
District seeks to avoid disruptions during standardized testing
Chicago Board of Ethics calls for watchdogs to investigate mayor’s campaign recruitment emails to teachers
The Board of Ethics has previously warned elected officials and campaigns to scrub their listserv of any government emails.
If successful, the teacher wants to follow the path laid out by the Spanish language arts program at the school.
Student members on the city’s school board say they aren’t taken seriously because they have no power.
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Tensions high at a sought-after Brooklyn middle school as teachers lose confidence in their principal
After a vote of no confidence in M.S. 51 principal Neal Singh, more than 40 teachers signed a grievance alleging a pattern of harassment of union members, the largest such grievance in union history, officials said.
Advisory panel member cites concerns that process ‘feels rushed’
Gym has a long history of focusing on education as an activist and former City Council member.
New York City’s education department pulled three proposals to co-locate Success Academy elementary schools in shared campuses after locals mounted campaigns to fight the plans.
Illinois public schools saw a 1.7% drop in enrollment this school year, according to data from Dec. 14. But the number of English learners is growing.
Chicago and other districts are adopting a University of Chicago questionnaire that asks students about learning conditions in their classrooms.
During Wednesday’s State of the State address, Whitmer is expected to ask for supplemental funding for individualized instruction.
During Newark Board of Education’s retreat meeting, Board President Dawn Haynes addressed questions about the Superintendent’s contract.
Philly Board of Education sues city, says new building code could delay school opening for thousands of students
Revised Philly law gives power over schools to non-expert advisory body, complaint alleges
Addressing student mental health is a growing concern, as many students experienced trauma during the pandemic. Banks hasn’t yet unveiled a detailed plan for tackling the issue.
The organization is set to eliminate roughly 400 positions, even as applications were up.
The updated proposal offers charters within the Indianapolis Public Schools Innovation Network $9.7 million, higher than the initial $6.4 million.
This year’s proposal would affect state colleges and universities as well as K-12 schools.
The Indiana bills are similar to a Florida law referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
Newark high school students can earn hockey tickets, gift cards in campaign to fight chronic absenteeism
A new partnership between Newark and the Devils Youth Foundation aims to raise attendance in four high schools.
State lawmakers required the panel to grow from 15 to 23 members, in hopes of bringing more parent voices to the body.
On my drive to work, I used to mentally rehearse my lesson plans. Now I rehearse the ‘run, hide, fight’ protocol.
León’s contract renewal was reportedly done in secret, without public notice or discussion.
Aurora and Cherry Creek are two districts that offer free therapy sessions to students.
The district would like at least 10,000 students to enroll in kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year.
Legislation would make all students eligible for Education Scholarship Accounts, regardless of family income.
Los consejeros no se reúnen con los estudiantes para solamente hablar sobre sus calificaciones. También brindan consejería de salud mental, algo que a veces no se aprovecha.
Data obtained by Chalkbeat suggests that the temporary policy change — first canceling the English Regents and then not requiring a passing score to graduate — made it easier for English language learners to earn their diplomas.
Fourth grade math teacher Angela Fowler of Indiana was recently awarded the Milken Educator Award for her work.