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Even though principals are responsible for carrying out school reopening plans, many of them complex, expensive, and unpopular, just 35 percent said they were consulted "a lot" on their districts' plans for the fall.


Even after the change, Fairfax County, Va., still has three schools named for Confederate figures, an Education Week analysis shows.


Six key pieces of advice that are essential for any first-year principal, but are critical for those who are starting the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.


A new report underscores that, for transportation directors, the first day of school will definitely not mark the last day of planning.


Half of elementary school principals and assistant principals say they prefer starting the 2020-21 school year with a blend of remote learning and in-person instruction, according to a new poll from the National Association of Elementary School Principals.


A current and former principal are spearheading a national effort to provide professional support to LGBTQ+ school administrators.


Because of rising cases of coronavirus, some big school systems, like Los Angeles Unified, will start the school year with all students learning from home.


School administrators are trying to figure out how they'll afford all the Personal Protective Equipment they'll need for students and staff heading back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.


No studies sufficiently answer the question, finds the GAO, which means debates over whether newer restorative-justice approaches help or harm safety are likely to continue.


The Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics have guidelines for schools on how to safely reopen this fall. How do the two sets of recommendations differ from one another? And will the CDC alter its guidelines as the Trump Administration pushes for schools to fully reopen?


A new survey by the National Association of Secondary School Principals found that only about a third of principals felt confident they would be able to keep students healthy when schools reopen.


Though parents of the majority of students in a recent survey think their children did not learn as much during the coronavirus shutdowns, they generally said they were satisfied with the remote learning programs provided by their children's schools.


In at least a half-dozen states, health officials have traced coronavirus clusters to high school and college graduations.


Rigid staffing models, fluctuating enrollment, an unpredictable news cycle and evolving health guidelines are making it increasingly difficult to pin down how much districts will receive, and need to spend in order to reopen schools.


A curated list of funny and passionate principals creating videos for TikTok.


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