Tag: education

Concern Grows Over School Staff Shortages

A new national survey finds deep public concern about the K–12 school workforce—83% of Americans express concerns about public school staff shortages, while 81% are worried about workforce burnout. Most Americans (89%) say K–12...

UN Warns on Post-Pandemic Child Literacy

On last month’s International Day of Education (24 January), UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that education must be central to recovery plans from the pandemic, as child illiteracy could reach 70% in developing countries, releasing...

Multilingual Experiences for All Students

How have your experiences prepared you for this role?I’ll begin by sharing this: Many years before I was born, there was a teacher in Texas who stole my inheritance. Through outdated ways of thinking,...

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond to Host Virtual Town Hall to Spotlight Best Practices to...

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will hold a virtual town hall on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. to spotlight promising practices and elevate new ideas that support California’s...

California’s Commitment: Literacy, Biliteracy, and Libraries

I have only one critical comment about California’s Secretary of Education Thurmond’s task force report, “California Commits to Literacy and Bets on Biliteracy,” but after that, I have only praise and optimism. The critical comment:...

U.S. Announces $37 Million Contribution to ‘Education Cannot Wait (ECW)’

Administrator Samantha Power announced the United States, through USAID and the U.S. Department of State, will contribute an additional $37 million to Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the only global fund for education in emergencies....

‘Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery’

October 5 is World Teacher's Day and this year's theme is "Teachers at the heart of education recovery." The day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status...

Comanche Nation Charters Dual-Language Academy

The Comanche Nation has begun enrolling students in the Comanche Academy Charter School in Lawton, Oklahoma. The charter school with include instruction in both English and the Comanche language Numunu. According to the Academy's...

IFLE Now Accepting Applications for Business and International Education Program

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office at the U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce the opening of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Title VI Business and International Education (BIE) Program competition. The BIE program...

Ed Fest 2021: Through Adversity WE Are Stronger Together

The Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (ALAS) and the National Association of Black School Educators (NABSE) are hosting a free four-day virtual event March 9-12, 2021 to highlight accomplishments of the past year...
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