Applications are now open for a new leadership academy being offered through the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).
A Texas community college turned to virtual reality to help middle schoolers in the region figure out what careers they should declare for themselves as they enter high school, as well as to promote career and technical education (CTE).
Here’s how a district leader stays connected with her community, her students and herself.
The National Labor Management Partnership Coalition, a loose group of education organizations, has issued a short report to help schools plan their reopening in the fall. The seven-page guide advised the use of a "collaboration matrix" involving administrators, district staff and teachers and community members for decision-making.
The largest labor union in the country, the National Education Association, has estimated that the United States could lose 1.9 million education jobs unless Congress delivers additional funding for states and localities to bolster support for schools.
A new study has found that black and female assistant principals are "systematically delayed" and denied promotion to principal, compared to their white or male counterparts, despite having equivalent qualifications and more experience on average. The findings were published in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed, open access journal of the American Educational Research Association.
During a period when school system leaders are focused on making sure students get enough food and have the equipment and access they need for remote learning and are trying to figure out plans for the fall, what's not helping, they said, was a "flood of sales calls from technology vendors offering to help."
Renaissance, the ed tech company that produces Star Assessments, Accelerated Reader and MyOn, among other assessment and learning tools, has acquired Schoolzilla. Schoolzilla offers data-driven dashboards on everything from grades to attendance, with the aim of providing actionable data.
Google is introducing a new analytics offering that allows G Suite for Education administrators to get insights into how different Google solutions are being utilized within their organizations.
Google is making improvements to its college search feature to provide students with more detailed information on their college options.