As new school year approaches, how will districts address the ‘COVID slide’?

Less than a month after schools across the country transitioned to online learning in the spring, the internet went wild with posts that students would have to repeat their current grade levels in the fall. The idea wasn’t popular with parents — or educators — who were relieved to find the stories circulating social media […]

Districts see room for growth in principal hiring practices

Effective school leadership is now considered a necessary part of improving schools, according to a new RAND Corp. survey of 192 district leaders across the country. Ninety percent of the 175 leaders from districts with at least 10,000 students responded that school...