The University of Chicago compared COVID-era grades to those before the pandemic. High schoolers fared better than elementary school students.
Some advocacy groups downplay the role of big campaign spending, but others see a chilling effect.
Training students to work together, especially under pressure, is at the core of how Billy Green teaches.
After pausing in June, CPS will lay the groundwork during Wednesday’s board meeting for a controversial high school with critical votes to buy a $10 million property and spend another $5 million to plan the project.
The solution isn’t necessarily to get rid of Praxis and similar tests, the study’s author said.
The district is exempt from the law because its health plans are self-funded. However, some large employers have provided coverage for fertility treatment.
The first Wednesday in October is a crucial day for school districts to maximize state funding, but this year it coincides with the holiest day of the Jewish year.
A new initiative pairs prospective child care providers with a staffer from the state licensing agency who helps with paperwork and inspections.
A five-year federal grant aims to improve Colorado schools’ family engagement, with training for parents and a real voice in school decisions.
New York state officials gave districts the green light to release test results in reading and math — but statewide figures won’t be released until later.
Great Oaks Legacy Charter school operators are under fire after school leaders and students claim racial inequities, unequal pay, and leadership practices are hindering its predominantly Black school community.
The school board also approved a contract with its service workers at its Sept. 22 meeting.
State law requires unused school buildings to be offered to charters or state colleges for $1. As IPS plans to vacate seven buildings, officials hope to change that.
As signals of inclusivity fade or vanish, it is often students of color and LGBTQ young people who feel the effects most acutely.
The 5280 Freedom School plans to open next fall with kindergarten and first grade, and add grades each year up to fifth grade.

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Students and staff participated in a series of activities, from wearing white to holding schoolwide assemblies and classroom discussions, aimed at promoting peace and healing.
State Rep. Kambium “Kam” Buckner outlined a platform for Chicago Public Schools that looks to tackle the district’s school funding model, staffing, and universal preschool for all 3-year-olds.
The move has prompted mixed reactions from educators and parents.
Texas classrooms’ lack of any deeper discussion about Islam spurred an eighth grader to action.
As Mayor Eric Adams stares down a massive budget shortfall, New York City has no clear plans to sustain its growing 3-K program.
Learn your rights. Allow your students a voice. Make available recent young adult books. Fight oppression.
Jeffco, Adams 12, Colorado Springs 11, and Greeley-Evans are some of the districts receiving grants.
One student called Denver Public Schools’ actions “an example of performative support of student activism.”
Schools Chancellor David Banks’ comments prompted multiple City Council members to grill officials about the department’s plans on Wednesday.
Los niños que hablan español u otros idiomas en el hogar y los provenientes de familias con menos recursos probablemente serán elegibles para 20 horas semanales de preescolar gratis.
Seniors strove to serve their community and take on leadership roles while enduring COVID’s impact on learning.
Laurie Cardoza-Moore’s term extension comes as the commission’s work expands.
North Chicago SD 187 will transition to a fully elected school board by 2027. The state board of education decided on Wednesday that it was necessary to slowly transition the district to an elected school board with a few seats going up for election in 2025.
Colorado’s youth mental health crisis is complex. One student hopes to make a difference for her classmates.
She would become the third school board member to pursue higher office this year
Video spotlights conflict between duty to inform parents and the responsibility to shield students
District officials anticipate the opening of the new high school of architecture and interior design for next fall despite the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development issuing a stop-work order on the construction site.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker names Steven Isoye, former teacher, principal, and superintendent from Chicago suburbs, to chair Illinois state board of education
Tell us what qualities, experiences matter most to you in the next leader of Tennessee’s largest district
Chalkbeat asked readers to nominate real-life versions of “Mrs. Howard” from Abbott Elementary.
Four Black students allege that Denver Public Schools unlawfully tried to trademark the name of their Know Justice, Know Peace podcast.
The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School is one of 10 Pennsylvania schools to get the honor this year.
It was the first time since 2005 that no public school run by NYC’s education department received the honor.