Schools' New Normal
Chicago works to end inequitable access to middle school algebra partly with virtual courses
The cuts will affect universal preschool, wraparound services in community schools, and a popular summer school program.
While some local school leaders have instituted new strategies to help students learning English, other districts aren’t especially concerned.
Los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés logran recuperarse mejor académicamente después de COVID en distritos escolares de Colorado que ofrecen tutoría y los ayudan a mantenerse en salones regulares.
The city’s population of homeless students was astronomical even before the recent influx, exceeding 100,000 for each of the past eight years.
Esto significa que por lo menos $35 millones en beneficios potenciales siguen sin utilizarse y podrían caducar a principios del año que viene.
Nearly 55,000 students use SEPTA to get to and from school, and the district would be unable to find suitable transportation for them if transit workers strike next week.
Schools get money in the summer based on the city’s projections of how many students are expected to fill their seats. After the final tallies are taken on Oct. 31, the Education Department adjusts school budgets, clawing back money from schools that enroll fewer students than anticipated.
Indianapolis Public Schools is one of few area districts that offer free prekindergarten. That could change as federal aid expires.
Newly released state data shows chronic absenteeism is higher than before the pandemic.
State test results for the city’s public schools show scores grew by 2 percentage points in math and English language arts this year.
Amid efforts to tackle challenges students face, one administrator says her message remains: ‘You’ve got to come to school.’
The federal grant, known as Project AWARE, will support Newark in promoting healthy social and emotional learning environments and prevent violence in schools.
Here’s what we know: high-poverty schools face a bigger cliff, that more federal money won’t be forthcoming, and that school budgets will be shaped both by districts’ own financial decisions and those made by state politicians.
The increases are relatively small, but they’re giving school leaders hope that Philadelphia students can continue to boost their scores in the years to come.
The loss of extra programming — like after-school tutoring, smaller class sizes, additional staff — could make learning loss recovery even more challenging.
A new study provides evidence that a key learning loss recovery strategy is paying off — but also shows that summer school on its own won’t catch students up.
New Jersey students took the state’s standardized test last spring. The scores pointed to the severity of the pandemic on student learning and the efforts Newark leaders must take to recover from it.