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Equity & Diversity Opinion How Attacks on Critical Race Theory Are Affecting Teachers
The experience has left some teachers fearing for their safety and livelihood and retreating from their practices.
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School & District Management What Principal Prep Looks Like Right Now
Virtual options have grown, and that trend is expected to continue.
3 min read
Student Well-Being Goodbye to COVID Vaccine, Testing Mandates. What That Means for Schools
The changes come after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidance for schools.
3 min read
School & District Management What Can Educators Do to Incite Lasting Change? Build Stronger Relationships
Letting students take the lead and building stronger connections in the community are good places to start.
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Equity & Diversity Who's Behind the Escalating Push to Ban Books? A New Report Has Answers
Right-wing activist organizations and Republican lawmakers are pushing to get books about LGBTQ people and racism removed, says PEN America.
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School & District Management No Suspension for Teacher Who Refused to Censor Student News
The L.A. high school journalism advisor had refused to censor a student's news article naming an unvaccinated campus librarian.
2 min read
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Equity & Diversity Virginia Governor Seeks to Roll Back Accommodations for Transgender Students
The policies say students' participation in certain school programming and use of school facilities should be based on their biological sex.
3 min read
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin works at his desk inside his private office at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Jan. 18, 2022. Youngkin has used his first two weeks in office to push Virginia firmly to the right, attempting a dramatic political shift in a state once considered reliably Democratic that's being closely watched by others in the GOP.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin works at his desk inside his private office at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va.
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