An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked K-12 officials how often school boards get involved in purchasing decisions, and what factors lead them to halt the process.
Mental health counseling and support for struggling, isolated students is a strategy for averting acts of violence in schools, says Sara Potler LaHayne.
In the wake of the recent school shootings in Uvalde, Texas, spending on school security is poised to grow,
A Phoenix-area district — one of the largest high school districts in the country — gives students real-world experience in making budget decisions.
A Georgia school district has put out an RFP for a crisis-management platform, and an Alabama system is seeking a comprehensive reading language arts intervention.
Revamping school funding formulas, and making changes to early education, teacher pay, and school safety are among governors’ top priorities for fiscal 2020, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.
A Louisiana school district looks to buy a digital learning program, and the Miami-Dade schools eyes a background-screening platform.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering allowing a federal grant program authorized under ESSA to support efforts to arm teachers.
Many states are approving increases in funding for schools, but some districts are wary of adding new programs and services, despite the monetary influx.