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May 18, 2022

One in four teachers says they are likely to quit their jobs in the near future. And they will be leaving at a time when two-thirds of public-school districts are already struggling with the impacts of a nationwide teacher shortage. How can we attract more people to the teaching profession? And how can we streamline the...


May 11, 2022

The last two years have shown us a lot about school districts’ capacity for transformation. Education leaders see an opportunity not just to rethink public education but to implement real changes that deliver tangible results. But where should administrators be prioritizing their efforts to make the most significant...


May 4, 2022

School suspension is the number one predictor of whether a child will drop out of school, become reliant on social services, or spend time in prison as an adult. Still, students as young as four-years-old lose 11 million instructional days to out-of-school suspensions each year. And when they do, they take the first...


Apr 27, 2022

Among the largest school districts in the United States, 14 percent have students serving on their boards of education. Some have full voting rights, some play an advisory role, but all are there to help ensure that students are represented when adults make education policy. But are student voices really being heard...


Apr 20, 2022

Despite overwhelming data to the contrary, 25 percent of Americans are still unsure that climate change is real. Could that be because only 42 percent of schools make it part of their curriculum, and only 45 percent of parents talk about it at home? Given the nature of the threat, what more could we be doing to help...