Report: Most districts lacked clear plans in shift to remote learning

Report: Most districts lacked clear plans in shift to remote learning

Dive Brief: A new analysis of the remote learning plans of 477 U.S. school districts shows about a third have provided clear expectations for how teachers should provide instruction and track students’ participation and progress, according to the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The researchers, who initially followed the learning plans of 81 districts in […]
GAO: Over half of school districts need major building repairs

GAO: Over half of school districts need major building repairs

Dive Brief: More than half of U.S. school districts have buildings in need of major repairs, according to estimates in a new report from the Government Accountability Office. For example, 41% of districts have problems with their heating, ventilation and air...
Report: Districts’ summer plans show missed opportunities

Report: Districts’ summer plans show missed opportunities

Districts’ summer school plans are showing missed opportunities for addressing learning loss for students and fostering social connections, according to a new analysis by researchers who have closely monitored schools’ transition to distance learning during school...
Title IX regulations impose new requirements on K-12 districts

Title IX regulations impose new requirements on K-12 districts

Maggie Hickey is a former Illinois inspector general and a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP whose team worked with Chicago Public Schools to address sexual misconduct against students. At Maggie’s recommendation, CPS created an Office of Student Protections and Title IX,...