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Does lunch have to be 45 minutes? Rethinking school schedules to support innovation

Getting creative with class-period lengths and staffing plans can dramatically reduce class sizes and increase teacher collaboration time

The silence of school leaders on climate change

Some educators say school boards and education groups have a responsibility to speak out on climate inaction, but those calls aren’t always being well-received

Rural students often go unnoticed by colleges. Can virtual counseling put them on the map?

In rural high schools, college guidance is often inadequate or non-existent. But new programs are popping up to help  

Teachers go to school on racial bias

Boston-area schools are leading a shift toward culturally responsive teaching. Educators say the resulting conversations about race are difficult, uncomfortable — and absolutely necessary

resilience training exercises

Fighting teacher stress

A growing number of mindfulness trainings help teachers cope, but critics say the real problem’s much deeper

OPINION: How one school came together to create a safe place for immigrants

Empowering teachers to lead the way

OPINION: Don’t count teachers out of school redesign

Ways to create new learning opportunities for staff as well as students

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Matthew Snyder applied for the job of superintendent in Cheraw, Colorado. The school board liked him (and the idea of saving money) so much that it asked if he’d serve as principal too.

The big jobs of small-town principals

Rural school leaders have some of the most complex roles in education — and some of the highest attrition

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson watches during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

Hiring more black public school teachers helps students get to the goal line

When students are better role models than school leaders

The suppression of human rights and free speech starts in school

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