The Tennessee department of education’s chief academic officer breaks down the state’s sweeping year-old reading policy, one of 26 approved in states around the country.
The director of instructional technology for the Metro Nashville Public Schools talks about striking a balance between tech and print-based lessons.
Districts in Washington state are experimenting with a mix of traditional commercial and openly licensed resources, says Barbara Soots, who oversees support of OER in schools.
Organizations delivering social-emotional learning have to meet the needs of many departments across districts
The dean of Arizona State University’s teacher college talks about a new model for instructional being taken up by districts, and how ed-tech providers can support classrooms.
The Saint Paul School District in Minnesota was forced to move to virtual PD during the pandemic, but it still sees many advantages to face-to-face support, says Craig Anderson, the district’s executive director of the office of teaching and learning.
The director of an ambitious statewide program in Arkansas talks about how it aims to pair school districts with qualified providers of academic intervention.
Massachusetts state officials have launched a program to try to help school districts make smarter decisions about purchasing ed tech.
West Virginia’s state E-rate coordinator talks about the investments school districts are making in connectivity for schools, and for students’ homes.
One in five students in Henry County lost a family member to COVID-19. Administrators responded by creating mental health and wellness facilitators.