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School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center What Would Make Schools Safer? Here's What Educators Say
Respondents to a national survey of educators said measures like red flag laws, more school counselors are key to any school safety law.
Evie Blad, June 24, 2022
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School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center 'The World Feels Less Stable': Educators' Sense of School Safety Right Now
6 in 10 educators said a mass shooting by a student or outsider was their biggest source of fear.
Catherine Gewertz, June 23, 2022
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Student Achievement From Our Research Center Academics or Fun? Principals, After-School Providers Differ on Priorities
Principals are twice as likely as after-school program providers to say academics should be the top priority.
Lauraine Langreo, June 21, 2022
4 min read
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Paraprofessionals: As the 'Backbones' of the Classroom, They Get Low Pay, Little Support
They are critical to student learning and well-being, but often find better pay and benefits in other fields.
Madeline Will, June 15, 2022
10 min read
Student Well-Being From Our Research Center How Much Time Should Schools Spend on Social-Emotional Learning?
District leaders and experts say what’s most important is integrating SEL skills into all academic subjects.
Lauraine Langreo, May 24, 2022
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School & District Management From Our Research Center Nearly Half of Educators Say Climate Change Is Affecting Their Schools—or Will Soon
Most educators said their school districts have not taken any action to prepare for more severe weather, a new survey finds.
Arianna Prothero, May 23, 2022
6 min read
IT Infrastructure From Our Research Center What the Massive Shift to 1-to-1 Computing Means for Schools, in Charts
1-to-1 computing has expanded at a rate few could have imagined prior to the pandemic, creating opportunities and problems.
Kevin Bushweller, May 17, 2022
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Student Achievement From Our Research Center The Rise of Tutoring and Where It Falls Short, in Charts
It can be a powerful tool to support academic recovery, but it's not reaching all who need it.
Catherine Gewertz, May 11, 2022
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School & District Management From Our Research Center 3 in 10 Educators Haven't Gotten a COVID Booster Shot
Some educators don't believe boosters are worth the potential side effects, or that they need one after having gotten COVID.
Mark Lieberman, May 5, 2022
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School & District Management From Our Research Center 1 in 5 Educators Say They've Experienced Long COVID
Many educators say they've experienced painful, debilitating symptoms months after contracting COVID. Some may have to quit their jobs.
Mark Lieberman, April 27, 2022
9 min read
Teaching From Our Research Center 'Will There Be World War III?' How Teachers Are Handling Student Fears About Nuclear War
Students may be anxious or curious about the possibility of nuclear war. Here are some ways to broach the subject.
Madeline Will, April 21, 2022
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Teaching Profession From Our Research Center How Teachers Spend Their Time: A Breakdown
Check out a teacher's workweek, broken down by hours spent on specific tasks.
Hayley Hardison, April 19, 2022
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School & District Management From Our Research Center What Will Schools Do If Another COVID Wave Hits? We Asked Educators
Fifty percent say their schools would reimpose the mask requirements previously in place.
Evie Blad, April 15, 2022
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Teaching Profession From Our Research Center 'Disrespected' and 'Dissatisfied': 8 Takeaways From a New Survey of Teachers
A national survey paints a picture of an exhausted, disillusioned workforce.
Madeline Will, April 15, 2022
5 min read