School Staffing by the Numbers
How many people work in schools, what types of work do they do, and how much do they get paid? Education Week breaks it down for you.
Recruitment & Retention How Teacher and Other School Staff Recruitment Is Changing
For one thing, virtual hiring processes are here to stay.
Teaching Opinion Collaborate With Your Colleagues. You'll Prosper and So Will Your Students
Teachers can learn a lot from their peers and all the other staff members in their school.
Student Well-Being Reported Essay We Talk a Lot About Student Mental Health. We Need More Action
The pandemic has brought new attention to student mental health concerns. Schools need sustained help to respond.
School & District Management Lacking Bus Drivers, Schools Make Tough Calls on Transportation
Three districts talk about how they've had to revise their transportation plans this school year and get the message to families.
Student Well-Being After Abortion Ruling, School Nurses See Tough Conversations Ahead
Many teenage students turn to school nurses for questions about their sexuality. Will the Dobbs decision change that?
School Climate & Safety Uvalde Teachers, 14 Others Added to the National Memorial to Fallen Educators
New names were added to the memorial—including those of the beloved educators killed in the May 2022 mass shooting.
Recruitment & Retention How School Staffing Shortages Are Hurting Students
Essential nonteaching school employees are in high demand, and when their positions go unfilled, high-need students suffer most.
Staffing Our Schools Special Report Why Staffing Schools Is Harder Than Ever
Why schools are struggling to recruit and retain staff and how it affects student learning.
Recruitment & Retention Collection Staffing Our Schools
Why schools are struggling to recruit and retain staff and how education leaders can start to solve the problem.
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.
School & District Management Explainer Who Are Paraprofessionals and What Do They Do?
Paraprofessionals are a vital part of the classroom team with a wide range of responsibilities and skills.
Recruitment & Retention How Many Job Openings Are There in Public Schools and Universities?
See how many unfilled jobs there are in public schools and universities, and how the number of open positions has grown over the last decade.
Recruitment & Retention 'It's Hard to See the Perks': Schools Face Tough Sell in Filling Key Jobs
Bus drivers and other K-12 workers say they are underpaid for the difficult jobs they do to keep schools running.
Recruitment & Retention Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Staffing Shortages?
Answer 7 questions to see what you know about staffing shortages.