About 18 percent of all teachers and 27 percent of all principals are 55 years old or older, putting them at higher risk for COVID-19.
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July 31, 2019
White principals were less likely than principals of color to say that their preparation programs helped them feel ready to meet the needs of diverse students, according to a new survey.
July 30, 2019
Two veteran principals talk about ways job-seeking teachers can nail their interviews and the common mistakes they should avoid.
June 25, 2019
An award-winning high school principal in rural Virginia learned early on that the best way to build trust with teachers and staff was to show them that she didn't have all the answers and needed their expertise and help. This is the second of four interviews with experienced principals.
May 11, 2019
Johns Hopkins has launched a new program that aims to help schools and educators make informed decisions about school safety and creating healthy learning environments.
February 22, 2019
In three of the four teachers strikes so far this year, districts have kept schools open putting principals in a bind between supporting their teachers on the picket line and being the district voice in their building and communities.
February 15, 2019
Administrators Say Schools Are Equipped to Address Bad Behavior in Early Grades. Teachers Beg to Differ
In a new survey, all superintendents said strategies to deal with behavior issues such as positive behavioral interventions and supports are used in their districts. But just 57 percent of teachers said they used those practices frequently or very frequently.
October 10, 2018
Tamara Cotman and Angela Williamson, former Atlanta educators convicted in the district's test cheating scandal in 2015, began their prison sentences this week after exhausting all their appeals.
April 23, 2018
Colorado teachers are expected to head to the state capitol on Thursday and Friday to call for more K-12 funding.
April 03, 2018
Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist is backing the teacher walkouts in her state to push lawmakers for higher pay for teachers, support staff, and more funding for public schools. She said Tulsa's schools will remain closed for as long as teachers are out.