The university says the teamâs role is to educate and support students, not to punish them.
Public school spending accounts for more than $700 billion in taxpayer dollars each year. Why so much—and how does that money get managed? Here’s what the numbers show and what district and school leaders think about it all.
Talk to school and district leaders and you’ll hear worries about the next recession, spending restrictions, and a public that knows little about worries that lawmakers and elected officials who know little about their funding needs.
The majority of school districts still sideline principals in major financial decisionmaking, even as researchers argue they should have more control. But some principals remain ambivalent about significantly greater autonomy.
A new mandate under the Every Student Succeeds Act requires a top-to-bottom look at how such districts deploy their money, staff, and the time used to support improvement.
The business of buying things for schools is a key part of making sure that hard-fought K-12 funding actually turns into a quality education at the school and classroom level.
Education Week surveyed school principals and district-level leaders nationally about the challenges they face in managing the money that keeps their schools running.
Comic books and graphic novels, popular in many language arts and social studies classes, are just now tiptoeing into the world of K-12 math.
Concerns about local school systems can pose recruitment and retention hurdles for the armed services as they seek to meet the needs of military families.
A federal investigation of Chicago’s failures to respond to sexual violence in schools raises troubling questions for school districts nationwide.